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Stories and Tips Fukuoka

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Eating Our Way Through Fukuoka

Written by blueskygirl on 06 Dec, 2008

We were staying at Toyoko Inn Hakata Ekimae station. Note the map on their website is confusing. When you get to Hakata station, just ask someone. It’s literally a 2min walk but the main intersection where you come out of from the subway station is…Read More

The Best People-watching Scenes in Fukuoka

Written by blueskygirl on 06 Dec, 2008

Loved people watching at Tenjin which is the central shopping hub in Fukuoka. Especially fun on weekends. The weekend we were there, there was also an outdoor music festival so we sat on the grass, listening to some funky Brazillian beats which was fun.We also…Read More

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Baseball - the Quintessential Japanese Experience

Written by blueskygirl on 06 Dec, 2008

While we were there, it was near the end of the regular season. My husband REALLY wanted to see a Japanese baseball game. So we went to the Yahoo Dome one morning around 11 o'clock and bought tickets for that evening's game. We paid about…Read More

Outlet Shopping in Japan

Written by blueskygirl on 06 Dec, 2008

I had done some research beforehand and found out there is an outlet mall about 45 mins from the city. It's called "Marinoa City" (www.marinoacity.com). We took a bus from Tenjin 1A stop, the no. 303 bus. It cost 360Yen. Note: 1A bus stop is…Read More

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