Harajiri waterfalls in Oita prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.
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Discover the Archetypal Japanese Landscape and Majestic Waterfall in Oita

Sponsored by Tourism Oita   Oita Prefecture in Kyushu Region is commonly known as the “onsen prefecture” of Japan with famous hot spring towns like Beppu and Yufuin. But did you know there are other natural delights nestled within this volcanic area? One of which is Harajiri Falls (Harajiri no…
Futago-ji temple at Kunisaki peninsula, Oita prefecture, Japan.
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Celebrating 1300 Years of History of Rokugo Manzan at Kunisaki Peninsula

Sponsored by Tourism Oita Kunisaki Peninsula (国東半島) is a beautiful rural area centred around Mount Futago in northern Oita Prefecture. Here, a 1300 history of Buddhism and Shintoism and mountain worship moulded Kunisaki Peninsula into an ancient training place for those seeking spiritual enlightenment. The combination of these beliefs have created a local culture, unique to the area,…
Tashibunoshou View Point at Bungotakata city, Oita prefecture.
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Experiencing a Farmer’s Inn at a World Agricultural Heritage Site in Oita

Sponsored by Tourism Oita   Japan’s connection with great food runs deep, and there are sensory delights here for everyone. From vegans to avid “carnivores”, everyone loves eating fresh, local produce, and I was lucky enough to sample some of Oita’s tasty cuisine by staying at Farm Stay…
Yakushima's green forest, Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan.
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Don’t leave Kagoshima without it! – Travel tricks and tips for your adventures in Yakushima!

Sponsored by AEON Yakushima boasts some of the best and most bizarrely unique nature in the whole of Japan. Surrounding yourself in it’s wildly eccentric forestry is like entering a dream land in which, suddenly, all those Ghibli movies you’ve seen, magically come to life.…
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Hita : The Perfect Ryokan Stay with a Dinner Cruise on the Mikuma River

Sponsored by Tourism Oita   Located in the heart of Hita city in Oita prefecture, Hita Ryokan Sanyokan offers you the traditional ryokan experience with views of the Mikuma River. In addition, this ryokan also has hot springs (onsen) and a special offer for a dinner cruise along…
Harajirozaemon is a miso and soy sauce brewery in Hita city, Oita prefecture, Japan.
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Hita and Its Traditional Craft Work: Visit Geta and the Soy Sauce Factory

Sponsored by Tourism Oita If you are in Hita, you should definitely visit two important factories of the city. Harajirozaemon is a miso and soy sauce brewery and they even make Japanese lemonade (ramune), and the Motono-hakimono Factory makes traditional wooden shoes called Geta. It’s time to discover…
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Hita, The Little Kyoto of Oita : Stroll Around the Castle Town

Sponsored by Tourism Oita After spending the night in a luxury ryokan and enjoying the special experience of a dinner cruise on a special Japanese boat called a Yakatabune, I’ve now come to discover more about Hita city, specifically it’s neighborhood Mameda, nicknamed “Little Kyoto“! Mameda, A Well Preserved Old…