The Usuki Stone Buddhas

Usuki Stone Buddhas

Ancient, mysterious sculptures carved in volcanic stone: the Usuki stone Buddhas, in Kyushu

Inuyama Castle

Inuyama Castle

It’s the oldest castle in Japan, not the largest. A small journey through time, near Nagoya.

The Shimabara peninsula in one day

Unzen Hell

Volcanoes, hot springs and a bloody history: the Shimabara peninsula, east of Nagasaki

My itinerary in northern Kyushu

Takachiho gorge

Tenth trip to Japan, this time in Kyushu, from Nagasaki to Fukuoka: all you need to know