Tsushima is an island off Kyushu in the middle of the Korean Straight between Japan and South Korea. Although a popular destination for Korean day trippers, it is still relatively unknown to western travelers. There are two main towns on the island: Hitakatsu in the north and Izuhara in the south.
- Busan, the second city of South Korea reachable by ferry
- Fukuoka is a major Japanese city reachable by ferry or air.
- Iki island is on the way to Kyushu by ferry.