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

One Round of Kyushu Island, Japan – Self Drive with rental car 1. Why self drive in Kyushu? Kyushu Island is located at the southern Island of Japan, about the size of Taiwan.  It is one of the best place to do self drive in Japan.  Driving in Kyushu Island is similar to driving in …

Japan Self Drive in Kyushu 7 & 8 -Kumamoto Aso, the largest volcano in Japan & Nagasaki & Saga

Kumamoto City – Mount Aso Mount Aso / 阿蘇山 is an active volcano which is only 1.5 hour drive from Kumamoto City. Japan lies on the “Ring of Fire”, there are 110 active volcano in Japan and among them 47 are still active.  Pretty scary right, that is why there are so many earthquake in …

Japan Self Drive in Kyushu 1 – Oita Prefecture – A quiet getaway in Yufuin/湯布院

Self Drive in Kyushu Island Japan Kyushu 九州 is the most southern island in Japan, this island is most suitable for self drive because of it wide roads and less cars.  There are total 7 prefectures in Kyushu and the capital is Fukuoka.  The size of Kyushu is about the size of Taiwan.  I am …