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  • Amami Oshima Island is a land so rich in nature that it is called the Galapagos of the East. Located roughly in the middle of Okinawa Island and Kyushu Island, it is famous for its virgin mangrove forests. Because of the abundance of water and its suitability for plant growth, many virgin forests grow thickly, and there are many rare plants and animals that can only be seen here. The emerald blue ocean is as beautiful as if you were abroad. The water is so clear that you can see the ocean floor even when peering from above, making it a perfect spot for diving and snorkeling. In this issue, we will introduce sightseeing spots along our recommended 3-day/2-night itinerary, ranging from classic spots that you must visit when you come to Amami Oshima Island to some hole-in-the-wall spots that are worth a visit.


  • Kagoshima Prefecture, located at the southernmost tip of Kyushu, offers not only hot springs, but also mountains and seas rich in nature. Not only are there places where you can feel the power of nature, but there are also historical power spots. Here are 10 power spots that we recommend you must visit when you come to Kagoshima.


  • Although we usually take trains without thinking about it, there are trains that are specially designed for sightseeing. That is the "sightseeing train ", which has been gaining popularity in recent years not only for its transportation "but also for the enjoyment of the ride "itself. In Japan, there are various types of sightseeing trains, including sightseeing trains with fun "vehicles ", food ", windows "", and events """ . This article focuses on the "36 Plus 3 ", which circles around Kyushu from among JR Kyushu's trains, which are particularly focused on sightseeing trains, and introduces the interior of the train. We hope that those who are interested in sightseeing trains, those who plan to travel to Kyushu, and those who want to enjoy a luxurious trip will find this information useful. This train is full of unique features as well as sophisticated looks and interior design full of character, so that passengers can fully enjoy the climate along the train route and the scenery from the train windows. The sightseeing train ride is not only a convenient means of transportation, but also an unforgettable event in itself. We hope you enjoy your trip to Kyushu with many exciting stories to tell.


  • Even if you have a long-awaited holiday coming up, it may not be as easy as you think to choose a place where both adults and children can enjoy themselves. It would be a real waste of time to waste time worrying about where to go. In this issue, we have picked up spots in Kyushu and Okinawa that can be enjoyed by the whole family, from adults to children, by prefecture. Please take a look at them for your reference.


  • With the weather getting warmer across the country, it is the time of year to get outside. This spring, why don't you go out into nature where flowers are blooming and the air is dazzlingly green, where you can take a stroll in an hour or two, or take a ropeway to feel the great outdoors. Even inexperienced climbers can easily get close to nature. Here are 10 hiking courses in spring in Japan.


  • Although Kagoshima Prefecture is located at the southernmost tip of Japan, it retains much of its pristine nature and is home to many popular islands, including Kirishima, Tanegashima, Yakushima, and Amami Oshima. It is also a good place to visit historical spots, as it has produced many great historical figures such as Takamori Saigo and Toshimichi Okubo. In this article, we will introduce hotels and ryokan that are very popular among Insta-girls, such as a lodge that offers a panoramic view of the majestic Sakurajima and an open-air bath that seems to become one with the gorge, as well as a lodge with an infinity hot spring popular among girls' trips and a wellness resort hotel on Amami-Oshima.

    2022-07-15 Management office

  • Not only Okinawa, but Kagoshima is also famous for its spectacular ocean views. There are many places of interest, such as small islands in the coral reef sea and the World Heritage Site of Yakushima, and there are also many marine activities. We would like to introduce some of the sightseeing spots in Kagoshima that you should definitely visit.

    2022-01-19 Management office

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