Nakatsu Castle, Oita, Kyushu

Nakatsu Castle

From Beppu, after another sumptuous breakfast and bidding farewell to the housekeeper, we made our way to Fukuoka. Along the way, we made a detour to the Nakatsu city to check out the Nakatsu Castle. We are glad we did that detour. Nakatsu (中津市) is a city on the northern border of Ōita Prefecture in … Continue reading Nakatsu Castle

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”

Umagase & Cape Hyuga, Kyushu

My First Trip to Kyushu 九州 

If you have been following my Instagram, you would have seen my posts on my visits to the various prefectures at Kyushu in October last year. Before my vacation, I burnt my weekends to catch up on my work, that I may have a minimal backlog. I had one amazing time there. This trip was … Continue reading My First Trip to Kyushu 九州