Shopping in Kitakyushu? Here Are 8 Things to Buy in This Japanese City

Kitakyushu is an important urban center in Fukuoka Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, located in the southwestern part of Japan. There are plenty of unique places to visit and things to buy in this beautiful subtropical Japanese city, which is, in fact, the largest in entire Kyushu in terms of area. If you are…

Relax in These 3 Japanese Hot Spring Hotels in the Heart of Hakata

Hotel accommodation in Japan is never complete without a hot spring. This is an important part of Japanese culture which people should experience. It makes every stay a special one. Deeply connected to the country’s long and rich history, the extra benefit of a hot spring will make your stay a special one. If you’re…

Enjoy a Hogwarts-Inspired Stay in Japan at the Expected Inn!

For the first time in 45 years, the number of travelers in Japan has surpassed the expected outbound figure. It seems like the number of visitors in the country is going to increase even more in the near future. With this in mind, Reqrea Inc., a company in Fukuoka Prefecture (福岡県) recently opened an old…

Where Can You Find This Very Exclusive Shinto Shrine in Japan?

Usually, most places in Japan are open to everyone, irrespective of one’s nationality, religion, race, or gender. However, there are a few spots in Japan which you might think as strange if you are not that familiar with its history and culture. As a matter of fact, there is an island in Japan which is…

Heading to Fukuoka with Kids? Visit These 3 Family Spots in the Area

Fukuoka (福岡) is a historical city in Japan, serving as an important harbor city for many centuries. It is also the largest city in Kyushu (九州) and is considered part of the country’s top 10 most populated cities. People visit the place because of its beautiful attractions and sightseeing destinations. But aside from those, it…

Love “Melon Pan”? Try This Unique Melon Bread Specialty Store in Kyushu!

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 a Japanese invention and…

Check Out This Cosplay Photo Studio in Japan That Used to Be a Real School!

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 (鞍手), Fukuoka (福岡) has been transformed…

3 Hakata Ramen Restaurants that Everyone Visiting Fukuoka Must Try!

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 Asian countries visiting daily. There are…

Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Fukuoka? Here Are 3 Lovely Parks to Check Out!

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 viewing spots. If you’re planning on…

Why Did a Huge Sinkhole Suddenly Swallow a Road in Fukuoka on November 8th?

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 officials and police in order to…
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