Kumamoto Prefecture

Sampling Organic Farm-Fresh Produce in Kumamoto

Jul 25, 2022 By Justin Hanus

South of Mount Aso is a town in Kumamoto called Yamato. Although it’s relatively unknown as a tourist destination, it’s the perfect spot for organic farming due to the minerals...[ Click to read more ]

Water Sports in Kumamoto

Jun 28, 2022 By Justin Hanus

With a fine selection of beaches, rivers, lakes, gorges, and leisure centers, Kumamoto has many water sports to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a simple swim, a relaxing paddle,...[ Click to read more ]

The Top Local Dishes in Kumamoto

Jun 28, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Kumamoto is known for its diverse cuisine. As well as Japanese food, you can find restaurants in Kumamoto serving food from all over the world, including from China, India, Korea,...[ Click to read more ]

Family Days Out in Kumamoto

May 25, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Kumamoto prefecture has plenty of attractions and opportunities for great days out for family and kids, with everything from theaters and museums to some of the most wondrous natural sites...[ Click to read more ]

Great Summer Walks in Kumamoto

May 24, 2022 By Justin Hanus

On the mountainous island of Kyushu in Kumamoto Prefecture lies one of the best scenic areas of Japan. Kumamoto is blessed with beautiful forests, waterfalls, and smoking volcanoes. It's even known...[ Click to read more ]

All Aboard! The Special Trains of Kyushu

Apr 28, 2022 By William Farrow

Japan is famous for its trains and their consistency. Foreign residents often remark that the trains are always neat and reliable. This punctuality is an immense pride point of the...[ Click to read more ]

Kumamoto’s Farmland: Aso Milk Factory

Apr 28, 2022 By William Farrow

In the north of Aso city is the Aso Milk Factory, where you can experience the delicious taste of locally produced dairy, pick delicious fruit, and take a pleasant stroll...[ Click to read more ]