steam city March 24th 2012 Beppu is another top ranked onsen town in Kyushu. It is famous for its large amount of volcano spring water. As we were walking on the street, we can see steam coming up from the gaps in the ground. Every now and then, you can find so called foot onsen. You can simply take your shoes off and put your feet into the warm spring water. Such a nice feeling in winter.
The ryokan we booked is a very ... read more
Asia » Japan » Oita » Beppu In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
This blog will be about places in the world that I find interesting. I haven't been to that many places but I figured it's better to start now as random thoughts occur from time to time and there is a risk that I will forget about them.
I have a job in Sydney so some of my trips will be in the surrounding areas but I do try and go overseas whenever I can. Australia is a great country but it's quite far from the rest of the world. So I guess my next job will be somewhere in Asia or Europe.
I am not a good writer as my brain works in a very logical way. I guess writing is not something I'... full info