FUKUOKA

FUKUOKA

Cachette (カシェット) is a melon bread specialty store in Fukuoka Prefecture (福岡県) in the Kyushu region (九州地方) that is only open on the weekends and holidays. If you love melon bread and would like to try various types, Cachette is the place to try. What is Melon Bread? Melon bread is...

Schools are a common setting in Japanese TV shows and anime. In Japan, cosplayers who dress up as school kids may find it difficult to get an authentic-looking school backdrop for their photo shoots. However, there is some good news for enthusiastic cosplayers! An old high school in Kurate...

Hakata (博多) is a district of Fukuoka City (福岡市) in Japan which serves as an important location for sightseeing and traffic. Thanks to its rich history and variety of things to do and see, this district is becoming an international hub with a big influx of tourists from other...

Fukuoka (福岡) is a famous sightseeing destination in Japan owing to its fascinating attractions. It is even lovelier during the spring season and many visitors flock to the city when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Different parks become painted in pink, making them ideal hanami or flower...

Roughly around 5:15 AM on the 8th of November, 2016, the unsuspecting people residing in the vicinity of the JR Hakata Station (a highly popular commercial district located in Fukuoka City, Japan) awoke to a deafening uproar. By 9:45 AM, a large-scale evacuation was being undertaken by the city...

When you're living or travelling in a foreign country that so happens to feature your absolute favourite cuisine, sometimes you just have to say "what the hell, blow the cost" and really splash out on some top notch nosh. In Japan, there are countless restaurants that offer sushi, sashimi...

Have you ever visited a traditional Japanese garden? If not, you're missing out. There is something completely unique about how the Japanese construct their gardens. It goes far beyond the materials used and the flowers they plant and penetrates into the very soul of what a scenic garden is...

Japan is not only famous for its stunning castles, but also for its castle ruins – the ones near Ohori Park in Fukuoka being a particularly stunning tourist attraction. Near to what remains of the castle is the Korokan Ruins which is a small museum where you can learn...

My family were due to arrive in Kumamoto a week after the earthquake – a long-ago booked family holiday that we didn't want to cancel. But with violent aftershocks continuing, we decided to meet in Fukuoka instead and have a relaxing weekend away before venturing back to the disaster...

Fukuoka is located on the island of Kyushu in Japan and is well-known not only for its beautiful landscapes and architecture but also for its amazing festivals. Among many spectacular festivals across Japan, Hakata Dontaku can definitely be considered as one of those. It is an extravagant event which...

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