• This Japanese cruise attendant's job is to help Westerners feel comfortable bathing naked around a bunch of strangers

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A Princess Cruises ship allows patrons to enjoy the Japanese ritual of bathing in an onsen, which is a hot spring-heated natural body of water.
    It's custom to get naked while in an onsen, which are gender-segregated.
    To help non-Asian patrons on the cruise feel comfortable with bathing nude around strangers, ship attendant Hiroki Matsuo uses his psychology degree and training to ease folks into the new idea - and ultimately reap the benefits.
    When Princess Cruises introduced the Diamond Princess, its only ship to exclusively sail around Asia, the designers included something that would...
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