Exploring Kyushu
Seldom visited corners of Japan
Denver Takayama Sister City Committee


Home page

Welcome to our place ...

... where we will plan our trip from Denver, Colorado to Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, Aso, and Beppu, departing 15 October, 2017, returning 26 October, 2017.


These webpages are for everyone involved in our adventure to find out more about this trip, and to keep informed as we get closer to our departure.

This trip is affiliated with Denver Takayama Sister City Committee

In the box at left are links for you to find out:

  • who else is taking this trip
  • some ideas about the foods you might encounter and enjoy - or want to avoid
  • information about the people who are helping make this trip happen (travel agents, contacts in our destination cities and so on)
  • events going on that you might be interested in because they provide opportunities to prepare and learn for this journey
  • itinerary details
  • pricing information
  • some hints and tools to make the trip easier


You will also find links to provide information about the cities we will be visiting, resources you might find useful / helpful, and email addresses for your primary contacts.


What's new on this website?

We are regularly adding and updating pages on the website. To help you keep up with changes, below is a list of the changes in reverse chronological order (most recent at the top).

  • 28 June, 2017 - Added Beppu pages
  • 27 June, 2017 - Added pages for Aso and Kagoshima and air travel
  • 26 June, 2017 - Added pages for Furuoka and Nagasaki
  • 24-25 June, 2017 - Announced in flyers at Cherry Blossom Festival
  • 16 June, 2017 - Website first available