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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

For festival lovers like me, Akama Inn Festival should be on your bucket list. It is not just an ordinary festival where you can see beautiful and colourful costumes, eat a variety of street food, but also be a part of a real Japanese wedding ceremony with a real...

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...

Japan has a lot of exciting things to do at the start of the new year. Apart from the colorful "osechi" and extravagant fireworks display, another interesting celebration is held every January 3rd for the purpose of having "good luck." The celebration is known as "Tamaseseri" or Ball-Catching Festival...

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