Japan’s third largest island and home to some of the most
active volcanoes in the world, which in turn has made Kyushu famous for its
vast amount of natural hot springs.
Kagoshima is the capital city of
Kagoshima Prefecture at the south western tip of the island of Kyushu and is
famous for composite volcano, Sakurajima. Kagoshima has a personality to match
its climate, voted Japan's friendliest city nationwide. Locals carry their
umbrellas everywhere they go to repel against the mountain's recurrent
eruptions, when fine ash coats the landscape like snow and hides the sun like
fog it can be quite mystical and captivating.
The entire prefecture has a
special 'Ash Forecast' as part of the weather report and once ash starts
falling you'll understand why: it stings, coats your teeth with grit, dirties
futons and laundry.
Also located in Kyushu, Nagasaki,
once Japans first location to come into contact with the western world from
Dutch and Portuguese explorers, is now a monument to the horrors of war but has
built itself into a thriving modern city.
Beppu is located in the central part of Oita in Kyushu and famous for its hot spring in Japan. The Beppu onsen consists of eight hot spring areas including Hamawaki, Beppu, Kankaiji, Myoban and Kannaw..
Fukuoka is growing city known for its rich nature, ancient temples, shopping, and great food! A historical and populous city like Fukuoka is a good place to base your trip, with good access to the res..
Kagoshima is located on the southern part of Kyushu and is famous for composite volcano, Sakurajima. Kagoshima has a personality to match its climate, voted Japan's friendliest city nationwide. One of..
Nagasaki was the busiest trading port in Japan during the Edo period. The city still has a mixture of Dutch and Chinese influences remained in Dejima and the former residence of western merchants, Dut..
Yakushima is the ultimate destination for nature lovers. With wildlife and trails through cedar forests, Yakushima is home to trees over 1000~7000 years old. Your private guide will take you to an ext..
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