Kumamoto

How to Reach Kumamoto from Tokyo or Kansai

May 31, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Most visitors to Japan are aware of the top tourist destinations, such as Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and other places in Kansai. However, there are interesting spots to see all over...[ Click to read more ]

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Sites to See on a Trip Around Yatsushiro

May 31, 2024 By Justin Hanus

A great option for a day trip if you’re in Kumamoto is Yatsushiro. This is a top destination for learning more about history and culture in Japan. 1. Kirai Art...[ Click to read more ]

Things to Do with Kids in Kumamoto

May 29, 2024 By Justin Hanus

If you’ve got kids, you’ll know how important it is to have an ongoing list of activities and places to go to entertain them at weekends or during school holidays....[ Click to read more ]

Films Set in Kumamoto

Apr 30, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Lights! Camera! Action! Kumamoto is not the most well-known of Japanese prefectures but it has some fantastic settings for movies such as Mount Aso and Kumamoto Castle. These and others...[ Click to read more ]

Best Schools in Kumamoto

Apr 26, 2024 By Justin Hanus

With a smaller expat population than some Japanese prefectures, Kumamoto doesn’t have the same depth of international schools that you might find in Tokyo or Osaka. However, you will find...[ Click to read more ]

New Attractions on Kyushu Island

Apr 26, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Across Kyushu, several new attractions have opened in the past few years. Whether you’re visiting Kumamoto, Kitakyushu, or Fukuoka, there’s plenty to see and do. 1. Kumamoto Castle Reconstruction The...[ Click to read more ]

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Art Classes in Kumamoto

Mar 26, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Whether you want to try your hand at some traditional handicrafts , ceramic painting or fancy learning the art of Japanese calligraphy, there is a variety of arts and crafts...[ Click to read more ]

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Disability Venues & Activities in Kumamoto

Mar 25, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Disability access in Japan has improved greatly in recent times, whether that be making buildings more disability-friendly or providing opportunities for those with disabilities to engage with activities. However, there...[ Click to read more ]

The Most Characteristic Souvenirs of Kumamoto

Mar 25, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Every region you visit in Japan will have something unique about it. Often, these qualities are reflected in the souvenirs. To remember your time in Kumamoto, there are a few...[ Click to read more ]

Dance Classes in Kumamoto

Feb 28, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Whether you want to shake your body to the beat or learn something a bit more structured, you can find a wealth of dance classes to suit all needs in...[ Click to read more ]

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