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Visitors to Beppu are greeted with a picturesque scene of a quaint town nestled in green hills and peppered with pillars of rising steam. This charming town is both modern and traditional and, with endless onsen bathing opportunities, is sure to win you over in no time.
This small provincial town is the main transportation hub for the entire Yaeyama Islands group, offering a major airport and a cruise terminal, plus a good range of shops, restaurants and bars. The island is renowned for its beaches and jungle scenery.
Located in the southwest tip of Kyushu Island, Kagoshima is often compared to its Italian sister city of Naples because of its mild weather and palm-tree lined streets. The city lies in the shadow of Mount Sakurajima, an active volcano – similar to Naples and Mount Vesuvius.
Kitakyushu (“North Kyushu”) is the northernmost city of Kyushu, the southwesterly island that is Japan’s third largest. Fukuoka Prefecture’s second city, with nearly a million inhabitants, Kitakyushu offers an appealing blend of cultural attractions, vibrant cityscapes and scenic nature spots.
Miyakojima, also known as Miyako Island, is Okinawa’s fourth largest island and known for its lovely beaches and excellent coral reefs. The island’s tropical climate make it a popular year-round destination. The island is densely planted with sugar cane fields.