Stealing hotel soap

Jul 15th, 2013, 05:32 PM
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Yukata are sleepwear? I always thought they were bathrobes. In any case, I won't steal any...
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Jul 15th, 2013, 07:24 PM
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Strictly speaking, the cotton robe to wear while sleeping is called nemaki. It's kind of a lounging bathrobe that you can also wear around an onsen, but not out on the street.. Yukata is a light-weight kimono for summer wear especially at festivals.
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Jul 16th, 2013, 09:03 AM
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WJ,

You are correct about nemaki. I was thinking of the yukata given at all the ryokan we have been. The nemaki provided at a lot of International chain hotels are more often now the westernized two piece version we have noticed.

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Jul 23rd, 2013, 04:09 PM
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I just found this and have to confess I help myself to TP, not taking it home but 1/4 of a roll daily. When you go to certain places and there is only a hole in the ground next to the pig sty, TP comes in handy.
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