Drinking to health and history in Kagoshima

Travel Aug 25, 2017

Drinking to health and history in Kagoshima

by Kit Nagamura

Passengers flying into Kagoshima Airport in Kyushu pass over verdant mountains and lush agricultural fields just before landing. This rich terrain, fertilized by ash from a nearby active volcano, partially explains one facet of the prefecture's reputation: Kagoshima is famous for healthy cuisine. Centuries-old seaports ...