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  • The True Sapporo Ramen Experience

    I love ramen. Not the instant stuff served in Styrofoam cups, but the fresh noodles served in a bowl of rich soup stock topped with…

  • The True Sapporo Ramen Experience

    I love ramen. Not the instant stuff served in Styrofoam cups, but the fresh noodles served in a bowl of rich soup stock topped with…

  • The True Sapporo Ramen Experience

    I love ramen. Not the instant stuff served in Styrofoam cups, but the fresh noodles served in a bowl of rich soup stock topped with…

  • The True Sapporo Ramen Experience

    I love ramen. Not the instant stuff served in Styrofoam cups, but the fresh noodles served in a bowl of rich soup stock topped with…

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DESTINATION Kyushu

Kyushu

Nagasaki
Nagasaki Ancient cultural roots and a history of international trade are backdropped by rolling hills and forested islands Ancient cultural roots and a history of international trade are backdropped by rolling hills and forested islands
Saga
Saga A coastal prefecture dotted with islets and facing the Korean Peninsula, Saga was once a key trading center and home to many of Japan's pottery traditions A coastal prefecture dotted with islets and facing the Korean Peninsula, Saga was once a key trading center and home to many of Japan's pottery traditions
Fukuoka
Fukuoka Escape to a shoreline made for watersports, a mountainous interior full of trails, and world-class seafood and ramen Escape to a shoreline made for watersports, a mountainous interior full of trails, and world-class seafood and ramen
Oita
Oita With a rich artistic and spiritual heritage, natural wonders like Yabakei Gorge and Beppu hot springs, Oita is an unspoiled area of Japan worth serious exploration With a rich artistic and spiritual heritage, natural wonders like Yabakei Gorge and Beppu hot springs, Oita is an unspoiled area of Japan worth serious exploration
Kumamoto
Kumamoto Onsen resorts, a majestic castle and famous local foods are helping Kumamoto bounce back Onsen resorts, a majestic castle and famous local foods are helping Kumamoto bounce back
Miyazaki
Miyazaki Miyazaki offers something for all—spectacular surf, an iconic waterfall, a rich festival calendar and shrines associated with the myth of Japan's founding Miyazaki offers something for all—spectacular surf, an iconic waterfall, a rich festival calendar and shrines associated with the myth of Japan's founding
Kagoshima
Kagoshima From the beaches of Amami Oshima and ancient forests of Yakushima to the great volcanoes of Sakurajima and Kirishima, Kagoshima shows off Japan’s wild side From the beaches of Amami Oshima and ancient forests of Yakushima to the great volcanoes of Sakurajima and Kirishima, Kagoshima shows off Japan’s wild side
Kyushu, Japan

Easily reached by land, sea and air, dynamic Kyushu is bubbling with energy, culture and activity

Japan’s third-largest island is internationally famous for its porky ramen, rejuvenating hot springs, dramatic mountains, peaceful beaches and outgoing people. While the startup hub of Fukuoka bubbles with international attention, the volcanic terrain to the south continues to rumble and smoke. The seismic activity has created a craggy wonderland of eight steaming hot spring areas, known collectively as Beppu Onsen, as well as soaring peaks to hike, such as Mt. Karakuni in the Kirishima mountain range. Offering a taste of both cutting-edge modernity and slow-paced living, Japan's southern island is best explored at a leisurely pace. Head south to relax on an island bursting with spectacular nature, culture and cuisine.

Don't Miss

    The bubbling, beneficial waters of Beppu Onsen
    Chow down on a bowl of rich, creamy tonkotsu ramen in Fukuoka
    Views of smoking Sakurajima, one of Japan's most active volcanoes
    Staring into the crater of a volcano atop Mt. Aso

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