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…

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…

Ohori Park: Quiet Your Soul in Fukuoka’s Japanese Garden

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 – a place to find peace.…

See Ancient Japanese Artifacts at the Korokan Ruins in Fukuoka!

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 more about the building that used…

The Annual Karaage Festival is Coming: Fried Chicken Ice Cream Anyone?

Japan is well-known for a strange hybrid of food combinations. From strange black burgers with squid ink buns, a myriad of kit kat flavors including wasabi, and the ever popular sakura everything (Pepsi, donuts, and even red bull). On top of that, there are also the bizarre ice cream combinations too, from matcha to plum…

Love Funassyi? Then Check Out the Funassyi Cafe at Fukuoka Parco!

Want to grab a bite of the popular character Funassyi? Well you’re in luck! The mascot’s cafe is opening soon and will be offering a new menu to those who love the pear character! So if you’re in Fukuoka, then head down to the Funassyi Cafe! Who is Funassyi? news.walkerplus.com/ Funassyi is a popular mascot…

Celebrate Hinamatsuri with the Sagemon Girls of Yanagawa City!

Yanagawa City in Fukuoka is a popular place for tourists because of its wide canals. The number of tourists has actually increased in recent years. To make sure that this trend will continue, a promo video known as “Sagemon Girls” was created by two organizations. prtimes.jp/ Yanagawa as a Tourist Destination yokoso-japan.jp/ It is no…

Stock Up on Luck for 2016 at Usokae Festival, Fukuoka

There are so many popular beliefs in Japan when it comes to securing happiness. One of such ways is receiving a wooden doll carved in the shape of an “uso” or bullfinch (red chest songbird) at a shrine, which is known as a lucky bird. The number of students visiting the shrine has been steadily…
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