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Nagasaki

Kyūshū is the most south of all five Japanese islands and offers a huge variety of cultural and historical treasures. Even though Fukuoka is the biggest city of Kyūshū, there is way more to explore on the Japanese south coast.

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Busan

Soon, the weather in Fukuoka will get a lot more sunny and warm. Spring is certainly the most enjoyable season for traveling: the Esther isn’t too humid and people everywhere are in a good mood as soon as the first

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Kagoshima

It’s time for another Kyūshū excursion beyond the city borders of Fukuoka. The topic today will be Kagoshima, the most southern metropolis of Japan.  Kagoshima (鹿児島) is the capital city of the same named Prefecture at the south western tip

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Kumamoto

Kyūshū, the most southern island of Japan has a lot to offer: there are dozens of beaches, cities and interesting sights to visit. Today we will leave the city of Fukuoka and talk about a neighbor instead: The city of

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Nagasaki

Kyūshū is the most south of all five Japanese islands and offers a huge variety of cultural and historical treasures. Even though Fukuoka is the biggest city of Kyūshū, there is way more to explore on the Japanese south coast.

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Aokigahara

After talking about Mount Fuji, the mountain that symbolizes Japan, let’s talk about the natural wonders that can be found at its feet, more particularly about one of Japan’s most beautiful forests: Aokigahara (青木ヶ原). Aokigahara, also known as the Sea

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Ōita

It’s time for another excursion! For these articles, we leave the city behind and focus on places and events to visit outside of Fukuoka but still in proximity. Today’s article will be about a city that is around 2 hours

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Dazaifu

Fukuoka is undoubtedly full of beautiful places to explore but due to its size, it can be quite busy and noisy at times. Though you can find many parks to escape the city-life and relax, there are also times where

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Kitakyūshū 

We have introduced Fukuoka Castle before, but as you know it is just a ruin nowadays. The closest intact castle to visit from Fukuoka is the Kokura Castle in Kitakyūshū. The city does offer a lot more than just the

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