Say the word "Beppu" to any Japanese person, and they will conjure up images of bubbling "hell" hot springs, steam billowing from sidewalks and pervasive smells of sulphur. Beppu is known as the hot spring capital of Japan, and for good reason. It has more hot spring spots than any other city in Japan, and from the moment you set foot in the modest, quaint town, you can't help but fall in love with it.
Travelling from Fukuoka to Nagasaki is a simple and convenient affair, with both express trains and buses running between the two cities at regular intervals. Best of all, you can do four of the best things to do in Nagasaki all in one day.
Kyushu is a southern island bubbling with hot springs, volcanic ranges, stunning nature and delicious food. Our first stop in our little trek across the northern part of this warm and friendly island is Fukuoka, the largest city in Kyushu and a gateway to other parts of Asia.
Spring is the perfect time of the year for flower viewing and what better place to spend it than on a bus tour or cruise that takes you to all the flower and cherry blossom sightseeing spots you could possibly need. Read on below to learn about bus tours and cruises from JAPANiCAN that you wish you'd found sooner.
If you're not one for fancy hotels and don't mind sharing facilities, a hostel or guesthouse might be right up your alley. Today we'll introduce 5 budget accommodations in Osaka for travellers and backpackers who want to save on yen.