Kyushu

Where Princess Mononoke Lives

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I’ll be honest: The Princess Mononoke forest was never high on my Japan bucket list, certainly not the first time I visited Yakushima island.

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Nagasaki, as You Never Thought It Could Be

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Nagasaki is more than meets the eye.

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Where Japan Ends

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Kagoshima is an underrated and almost wholly un-explored destination, but don’t let that deter you from coming.

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Kumamoto Starts Here

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It can be difficult to find a Kumamoto itinerary online at all, let alone a good one.

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The Truth About Fukuoka

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Fukuoka, for whatever else you can say about it, is anything but forgettable.

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The “K” in Kyushu

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Sometimes, moving forward is more important than moving on.

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Cities to Visit in Japan (Besides the Usual Suspects)

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There are as many urban wonderlands in Japan as there are natural ones.

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Road, Wing, Human

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The tourist trail is sometimes more enlightening than the philosopher’s path.

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