How to plan for a trip to Yakushima

Yakushima is a hidden gem in Japan, popular only among Japanese locals. It has received yet little international attention and wonderfully preserved its fascinating nature. The people are incredible kind there and food are still locally sourced and traditionally prepared. It is a bit out of the way, but all worth the effort. Weather Yakushima is the rainiest part of Japan so be prepared for rain. It also rains three times more in mid-June and mid-July, but we heard during this time the island is at its greenest. It is hot in summer and mild for spring and autumn. Language…

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