Entries by petermc

Spring Blossoms!

Spring has sprung at Shizuka Ryokan, with the various blossoms coming out to bloom. Perhaps it’s time for a Cherry Blossom viewing party?!

It’s QOSY here!

Travel bloggers QOSY recently visited Shizuka Ryokan to check out our various services. Said the review, “Although our stay was only one night, we left breathing deeper, thinking slower, and much more mindful. The atmosphere of the retreat coupled with the bushland setting made for one of the most rejuvenating get-aways I’ve ever experienced.” You […]

Lola Berry

Respected writer, television and online media personality Lola Berry visited Shizuka Ryokan recently. A specialist in health and nutrition, Lola was keen to review our cuisine and wellness services. In commenting on our Japanese breakfast service, she said “Salmon was ace but got to try a mountain peach which blew my mind!”  

7 Reasons to visit Daylesford

Travel bloggers, Mr & Mrs Romance came to stay at Shizuka Ryokan recently and included the experience amongst their recommended “7 Reasons to visit Daylesford” story. Here’s some of their comments… There are literally hundreds of places to lay your head in this part of the world. But if you’re looking for somewhere truly unique […]

Shizuka wins Victorian Tourism Award

Shizuka Ryokan has been named 2013 Winner of the Victorian Tourism Award for Health and Wellbeing Tourism. Additionally, the Japanese country spa & wellness retreat in Hepburn Springs was also awarded runner up finalist for the Hosted Accommodation category. “We are truly honoured to receive this prestigious accolade, which reflects on the outstanding performance of […]