Top 5 Reasons why you should self drive in Kyushu – 8 days – Itinerary Summary

This itinerary include : Old Town – Yufuin Characters shop – Totoro & friends – Japanese animation Themed Park – Sanrio Hormonyland Oita Fun Rides – Ferris Wheel Amuran in Kagoshima City Hot Spring – Beppu “HELL” colorful hot spring for viewing only Beach – Miyazaki Shrine – Udo Shrine/鵜戸神宮 Ocean – Great Pacific Ocean drive Statue – Sun Messe …

Japan Self Drive in Kyushu 5 : Kagoshima Prefecture, Kagoshima City & Sakurajima

Kirishima to Kagoshima City – How far? Kirishima to Kagoshima city took us about 1 hour drive, about 40km.  Both places are located in Kagoshima Prefecture. Kagoshima/鹿児島 highlight Sand bath at Ibusuki When we talk about Kagoshima, people often relate to their warm beaches and sand bath.  Too bad it was winter when I was …

Japan Self Drive in Kyushu 4 – Kagoshima Prefecture : Kirishima

Miyazaki City to Kirishima – how far? It takes about 1.5 hour to reach Kirishima from Miyazaki. Kirishima (霧島)  Kirishima (霧島) is an active volcanic mountain range that lies on the border between Miyazaki and Kagoshima Prefectures.  It has lots of mountains, highlands, volcanic lakes and hot springs, if you love hiking through mountainous surroundings, …