Beppu, Oita, Kyushu

Beppu – All About Food & “Hell”

Oita Prefecture 大分県, located on the eastern coast of Kyushu, has the highest number of hot spring locations and also the highest annual yield of hot spring water in Japan. Bid goodbye to beautiful Takachiho Gorge, we continued our road trip to our next destination, Oita. Along the way, we stopped by at Kumamoto 熊本 … Continue reading Beppu – All About Food & “Hell”

Nagasaki Shimbara Castle

To The Castle, “Hell” & Back

We have a relaxing evening at Dejima Wharf upon arrival at Nagasaki, we spent the next morning at Shimbara Castle, then to Unzen Jigoku after an early lunch. The weather was amazing and the sky was clear. We keyed the telephone number of Shimabara Castle into the GPS and easily found our way there. We … Continue reading To The Castle, “Hell” & Back