Aug 31, 2012

Convenience stores

There is one thing you can see anywhere in Beppu. That is a convenience store. More than 50 stores, such as Lawson, Family Mart, Seven Eleven, Every One, Daily Yamazaki and Coco! are in Beppu.

Convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 7days a week and sell many daily needs, such as groceries, daily commodities, ready-made foods, and magazines.

Alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and medical goods are also sold at most of its stores.

Besides they offer a wide range of services including  banking and postal services.
In some convenience stores, for example Seven Eleven, foreign credit and cash cards can be used at ATMs. 
Please refer to for more information.

If you find a convenience store in town, why not stop by? (AW)

Aug 25, 2012

How to get to Mt. ASO from BEPPU (July 12th, 2012 - FTTB)

Due to heavy rain in July 12-14 2012, part of the way to Mt. ASO from BEPPU, the JR Houhi Main Line has been suspended between TATENO station and BUNGO TAKETA station. (including ASO station) The JR Kyushu is running a replacement bus service for passengers.
Please stop by our office or ask to the JR Kyushu for further more details.

The JR Kyushu website :

How to get Mt. Aso from Beppu (2013/4)