Kyushu, Japan, is more often than not overlooked by many tourists in favor of more popular spots like Tokyo and Osaka. But Kyushu is a hidden gem, being home to one of the friendliest populations and most breathtaking scenery in Japan.
The island of Kyushu, the southernmost part of Japan, is actually closer to Korea than to Tokyo. This makes for a complete change in scenery from Japan’s most famous city, especially in nature and on hiking trails. Let’s have a look!