Today’s post is once again influenced by my love for Japan, Tokyo and the amazing buildings that you can find there.
Riddle me this: You do construction work in a multi-million people city and find a natural hot spring. What do you do with it?
Answer: You do some more construction work and put a multi-million-yen building on top of it, call it a traditional-yet-modern Japanese Inn and connect the hot-spring up to the 17th floor.
This is very close to what really happened in downtown Tokyo very recently. The result is the magnificent Hoshinoya Hotel right smack in the middle of Tokyo’s business district Otemachi – a 5-star treat with a real Japanese flair.
The Telegraph describes the interiors: