Fukuoka is Japans 7th largest city, and definitely requires (and deserves) more than 1 day if you want to understand it fully. It is however still possible to get a great impression of the city even if you have just a single day to spend. This itinerary is designed to make sure you hit all …
Sakurajima, the active volcano in southern Japan, is perfect for a 1-day excursion if you are in Kyushu. In this post I have made a suggestion for a great Sakurajima itinerary. The post starts out with a general overview of the day, and then it goes a bit more in details with the activities after …
Hiking Sakurajima is a great way to explore the volcanic island. You get a much better sense of the rough nature, and the life the locals live on this ex-island. In this post I share my experience hiking on Sakurajima. My experience hiking on Sakurajima
Sakurajima is an active volcano located in southern Japan. During an eruption in 1914 Sakurajima was transformed from an island to a peninsula. The volcano is one of the most active in Japan, and is a local attraction.
In this post I explain in detail how to get to the volcanic island of Sakurajima in Kyushu. If you want to read more about Sakurajima then head over to my detailed Sakurajima post. In this post I will only cover the transport.
The town of Arita in Saga, Kyushu is famous throughout the world for its pottery. Arita was the first place in Japan where porcelain was produced in the 1600’s and today the town still lives strong on its history and reputation of fine pottery.
Canal City Hakata is a huge shopping, dining and entertainment complex in Fukuoka. With around 250 shops and restaurants, cinema, theater, hotels and a half hourly water and light show, Canal City truly is a city in the city, like they brand it.
Suizenji Jojuen is a beautiful Japanese landscape garden located in Kumamoto, Kyushu. The garden, which is modeled over the 53 post stations of the historic Tokaido road, has a miniature replica of Mount Fuji amongst its attractions.
Tenjin is the downtown area of Fukuoka. It is well known for good shopping opportunities. With the presence of huge department stores and international fashion shops Tenjin has made Fukuoka the fashion capital of Kyushu.
Nakasu is the “amusement” district in Fukuoka. This red light district is packed with bars, restaurants and other forms of “entertainment” industry.