Japanese Soaking Tubs–The Indulgent Soaks.

You must have been wondering why there is a significant increase in the interest of Japanese soaking tubs, especially from the West. Now here is the deal; unlike the Western tubs, Japanese tubs are smaller, rounder, deeper and shorter. Once inside, they give you an exotic feeling of relaxation and indulgence that you rarely get with other tubs. This indulgence is what is driving westerners towards acquiring these tubs.

What I mean when I say that Japanese tubs are deep is that once you sit inside–upright posture, (they have built-in seats by the way) the water’s level rises to your chin. This, therefore, makes them more of soaking tubs and you have to enter only after taking a bath (they are not designed for bathing like the Western tubs).  ...  READ MORE