Monthly Archives: May 2012

Kego Shrine Foot Bath

I’d like to start this, my 50th post, by thanking all of my loyal readers for theirĀ continuingĀ support. Finding Fukuoka has steadily gained popularity since its humble beginnings, with a notable spike in visits in 2012. As a token of my … Continue reading

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Rail and Bus Passes for Kyushu

If you live outside of Japan and are planning to take a trip around Kyushu, you might consider the following passes to save some money on transportation costs and expand the scope of your travels. JR Kyushu Rail Pass This … Continue reading

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Construction Scheduled to Begin for the Nagasaki Shinkansen

JR Kyushu has made the final decision to proceed with construction of the Isahaya-Nagasaki portion of the planned Nagasaki Shinkansen (“bullet train”) route and submitted this decision to the national government for approval. Construction of this final portion is expected … Continue reading

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