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Fantastic gourmet in BEPPU and YUFUIN

One of the biggest expectations of traveling must be the local gourmet. Although you can eat most of the Japanese local gourmet in big cities…

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Autumn drive from BEPPU to YUFUIN

It was early morning at 6:55am when our ferry “Sunflower” reached the ferry terminal of BEPPU City, the heaven of ONSEN (natural hot spring).  …

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Overnight ferry trip from OSAKA to BEPPU

As you have already known, BEPPU (別府) in OITA Prefecture (大分県), KYUSHU (九州) is one of the best ONSEN places in Japan. Among 10 kinds…

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Trip to BEPPU KANNAWA (別府鉄輪) & YUFUIN (湯布院), west mecca for TOUJI (湯治 / hot spring cure)

TOUJI (湯治) is a Japanese traditional culture to cure mental & physical diseases and injuries. It is a globally recognized Japanese historical and traditional medical…

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My nomad-style TOUJI trip to KYUSHU – DAY 6

高千穂 (TAKACHIHO), a place where Shinto gods descended.   6th day of my 湯治 (TOUJI) trip. Finally I reached 高千穂 (TAKACHIHO), a place where has…

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My nomad-style TOUJI trip to KYUSHU – DAY 5 – vol 2

DAY 5: I’ve stayed at 三愛高原ホテル (SAN’AI KOGEN HOTEL).   On the 5th night of my nomad-style TOUJI trip, I’ve stayed at 三愛高原ホテル (SAN’AI KOGEN…

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My nomad-style TOUJI trip to KYUSHU – DAY 5 – vol 1

5th day at 黒川温泉 (KUROKAWA ONSEN)   It’s 5th day of my nomad-style TOUJI trip in 九州 (KYUSHU). I moved from 湯布院 (YUFUIN) to 黒川温泉…

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My nomad-style TOUJI trip to KYUSHU – DAY 4

DAY 4, 湯布院 (YUFUIN)   I’ve moved to 湯布院 (YUFUIN) where has the 2nd largest yield of ONSEN as well as the number of spring…

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My nomad-style TOUJI trip to KYUSHU – DAY 3

The 3rd day of my TOUJI trip, I was still in BEPPU.   BEPPU is the place where I wanted to stay much longer as…

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My nomad-style TOUJI trip to KYUSHU – DAY 2

2nd day in BEPPU.   Thanks to ONSEN I bathed in yesterday, my body is stress free and feel very light.   The bus network…

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