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…

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…

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…

Experience Pure Seafood Extravagance at Restaurant Chikae in Fukuoka, Japan

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 and other seafood dishes so delicious…

Choose The Hotel Clio Court Hakata for Classy Accommodation in Fukuoka

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 zone. But booking at such short…

Don’t Miss One of Japan’s Largest and Liveliest Festivals this Golden Week!

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 is also referred to as the…

One of the “Big 3” Hakata Events: Hojoya Shrine Festival

I love festivals! That is one of the many reasons why I love Japan. There are so many elements you can learn and discover about the country’s culture in a single festival. thekimonogallery.tumblr.com/ You can observe men and women, both young and elderly proudly wearing their traditional clothes. You can also savour the various types…

Yatai in Fukuoka: good food, new friends and great conversations

One of the many things that caught my attention when I came to Fukuoka, Japan, was these lines of food stalls on the sidewalks which open in the early evening. I had my eyes caught especially by the food stalls which line up the edges of Nakasu River. fukuoka-now.com/ Fukuoka City is famous all over…

Fukuoka: City on the Water

Location Last August, I had the pleasure of traveling to Fukuoka with some friends. Although not as well-known worldwide as Osaka, Kyoto or Tokyo, this prefecture in the region of southwestern Japan called Kyushu, is easily one of the most enchanting in the country. drscdn.500px.org/ As you travel southwest on Japan’s main island of Honshu,…
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