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The one and only natural hot s...

Hot sand baths have been a popular spa therapy for more than 300 years. It is just recently that medical research has confirmed th...

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One of Japan’s biggest rose ga...

The city of Kanoya in Kagoshima Prefecture’s Osumi Peninsula can be reached by public bus from Kagoshima Chuo Station in two hours...

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See Kagoshima with “Ibusuki no...

With their distinctive look and hidden attractions, JR Kyushu’s tourist trains are very popular among Japanese and tourists from o...

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Stroll in kimono! The Izumi-Fu...

A spot of scenic beauty, the Izumi-Fumoto Samurai Residences were included in 1995 in the list of Important Preservation Districts...

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Seiryu-ji, a restful place in ...

Located deep in the mountains of Ibusuki City, the southernmost part of the Satsuma Peninsula, Seiryu-ji Temple was opened in 1990...

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Green Tea Tourism - Learn how ...

“Green Tea Tourism” is a new category in tourism where visitors enjoy viewing a green tea plantation spreading as far as the eye c...

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Sakamoto Kurozu: black rice vi...

Using “tsubo” (large earthenware pots) to make black vinegar has been a tradition in Fukuyama Town, Kirishima City since around 18...

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How to enjoy “katsuo dashi” so...

A secret of making Japanese cuisine delicious lies in “dashi”, or soup stock. “Katsuobushi” dried bonito, “konbu” kelp, “shiitake”...

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