Kyushu & Okinawa

Kyushu & Okinawa Travel Information

Ishigaki-jima Island and Iriomote-jima Island

Ishigaki-jima Island and Iriomote-jima Island Beautiful beaches spread along the coastlines of Ishigaki-jima Island and Iriomote-jima Island in Okinawa Prefecture, which is located in a subtropical zone. Visitors can enjoy different Kinds of tours, such as boat and kayak trips through a mangrove forest on Iriomote-jima Island. Ishigaki-jima and Iriomote-jima are two beautiful islands located …

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Ibusuki A hot spring area located on Satsuma Peninsula in Kagoshima Prefecture. Ibusuki is popular for an Original bathing method called suna-mushi in which the whole body is buried in sand warmed by hot spring water. Ibusuki is a charming coastal city located in Kagoshima Prefecture, on the southern tip of Kyushu, Japan. It is …

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Takachiho Ravine

Takachiho Ravine A gorge formed by eroded lava from Mt. Aso. Cliffs 80 meters(262 feet) to 100 meters (328 feet) high continue for 7 kilometers (4.4 miles) in this valley. Many waterfalls flow into this ravine, where people can enjoy the particularly beautiful sights of fresh leaves in spring and colorful foliage in fall. Takachiho …

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Mt. Aso

Mt. Aso Mt. Aso offers distinctive views of the vast grassy plain and volcanic group in the surrounding area, as well as one of the largest calderas in the world. The spring water known for its great taste and the hot springs are other popular attractions this area offers. Mount Aso is one of Japan’s …

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Nagasaki City

Nagasaki City Nagasaki had a manmade little island called Dejima where Japan traded with Portugal and the Netherlands during the period of national seclusion. Here you can find the oldest wooden Western-style building in Japan, once owned by Thomas Glover, the man who laid a foundation for the Japanese shipbuilding industry. Nagasaki City is a …

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Yufuin A popular hot spring area that sprawls at the foot of beautiful Mt. Yufu-dake, which local people call Bungo Fuji( Mt. Fuji of the Bungo area).Yufuin boasts the second largest supply of hot spring water in Japan. From fall to winter, Yufuin offers fantastic views of mountains enshrouded in morning mist. Yufuin is a …

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