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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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Hakata Ippudo: The Power of Fukuoka’s Ramen

Most people living in Japan know that Hakata ramen (ramen from Fukuoka) is the most famous variety in the country. Oily, thickĀ tonkotsu (pork bone) broth, fresh noodles, mounds of meat and ingredients on top–it’s not your typical Cup O’ Noodles. … Continue reading

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Atago Shrine

Atago Shrine is one of the three major Shinto shrines in Japan dedicated to the deity Atago, and also the oldest shrine in Fukuoka City. Originally established in the first century AD as Washio Shrine, it initially enshrined two gods, … Continue reading

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