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Munch on some fresh bread from the local bakery and take a walk along the river close to your host’s home before your afternoon nap. Then grab a late lunch followed by a hot bath in Sento while downing a bottle of milk — all before going out for a night on the town. After a late-night bowl of ramen, head home and finish your day by sleeping with your arms outstretched.

Travelers worldwide are looking to travel this way.

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$8.4B 2016 estimated economic impact

3.7M guests in the past year

$9,200 annual earnings for a typical host