Fukuoka Articles

How to travel around the city of Fukuoka

Fukuoka is the 5th largest population in Japan. Therefore, public transportation are excellent and convenient to access to various sightseeing spots in Fukuoka city. When you travel from somewhere else to Fukuoka airport, just 5 minutes away from airport to Ha

Exploring Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine: Blessing for Education

I am just about to start my graduate studies in Japan, but I wanted some travel time while in Fukuoka. So before I went to University I passed by this famous shrine, "Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine".Prayer area of Dazaifu Shrine.Garden towards the inner shrineCleansi


Located only a three-minute walk from Nakasu-Kawabata Station, & AND HOSTEL FUKUOKA is the perfect place to stay at for your Fukuoka trip.  Never mind the fact that it’s right smack in the middle of all the hustle and bustle of Fukuoka; it also has a bar a


Unlike Tokyo or Osaka, Fukuoka is not crowded and overflowed with tourists, making it a great city for a family trip in Japan.  Being one of the largest city in Japan, there are plenty of tourist spots for you to enjoy; however, each spot is easily accessible

The First Impression of Fukuoka

Fukuoka City is a large and populous city in Kyushu Prefecture, to the south of Japan. Close to Korea and not far from China, with access to the sea, it is an international city with a rich history. This capital of Fukuoka Prefecture is also well known as a g

Tohoku in 7 days

So this is basically me travelling through Tohoku region in 7 days in fall 2016. I purchased 7-day JR pass so I thought why not make use the most of it. This itinerary is flexible so you can change it as much as you want.  Tips:  For ones who travel with JR pa

A Coffee Lover’s Guide to Fukuoka

By ODIGO Contributor SIMONE CHEN I am a firm believer in starting the day right with a cup of coffee. So, wherever I travel, I always make a point to suss out where the good coffee is. But good coffee alone won’t carry the day. What I am ultimately interested

Cherry Blossoms in Kokura

Cherry Blossoms in Katsuyama Park – Photo by Caroline FinkI’ve been in Japan for two years now and hanami, or flower viewing, is my favorite time of year. I’m especially excited for this one because my family will be making the long trek from Boston to Japan