A Fulfilling 8-Day Itinerary for Fukuoka
We've got an 'all-planned-out' travel itinerary for eight days of exploration in Fukuoka, Japan.
Fukuoka's 4 Best Fall Color Spots
Fall colors tend to come late to Kyushu, giving visitors more time to take in some of the best views of the year.
A J-Pop Tribute to Summer Festivals
Hakata Reboot (a.k.a. HR) celebrates summer with 'mikoshi,' beaches and festivals—and a whole lot of love for Hakata!
See Fireworks from Ganryu Island
Watch fireworks while comfortably sprawled on this small island, where Musashi Miyamoto fought his most famous duel!
Top 10 LGBT+ Pride Events Outside Tokyo
While Tokyo Rainbow Pride is probably Japan's best-known pride extravaganza, there are plenty of rainbow flags flying across the country. Here are Japan's best-kept-secret prides!
Paint Your Face for Next Year's Crops!
Fukuoka locals show their appreciation to the powers above at this goopy harvest festival.
4 Awesome Fireworks Festivals Outside Tokyo
Tokyo may be the heart of Japan, but to see amazing fireworks this summer, you'll need to venture out of the capital.
You Only Turn 20 Once, so Spice It Up!
For some young adults in Japan, Coming of Age Day is a somewhat solemn or drab affair. But in Kita-Kyushu, it's anything but! We have the lively pictures to prove it!
Top 6 'Hanami' Spots in Kyushu
Kyushu is where you can see some of the earliest cherry blossoms in full bloom!
10 Totally Instagram-Worthy Spots in Japan
Japan is a wonderfully photogenic country, perfect for photo fans and Instagrammers. Take envy-inducing shots at some of the country's finest spots!
Japan's 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Every traveler to Japan should be sure to visit at least a few of the nation's stellar World Heritage Sites, ranging from 1,000-year-old temples and shrines to breathtaking natural biospheres.
11 Lesser-Known Sporting Competitions in Japan
While the Tokyo Marathon may get a lot of attention, there are a number of other prime sporting events you can watch or take part in throughout the year, from triathlons and trail running to snowboarding and surfing.
Save up to 85% with Advance Airfare!
Want to travel Japan, but worried about the cost? JAL’s ‘Sakitoku’ advance fares lets you save up to 85 percent on airfare if you book at least 28 days in advance on domestic flights! Here are 12 ideas for places you can go!
8 Must-Try Foods in Fukuoka
Fukuoka provides the locals and tourists the best of many worlds in terms of scenic views, exciting activities and most importantly—food! Known as the gold mine of gourmet in Japan, visitors are spoiled for choice in the world of culinary treats.
No Need to Lug Around Your Luggage Anymore
Thanks to Ecbo Cloak you can now store your luggage at cafés, bars and restaurants, so you can keep your travel light!
Eat Naruto's Top Ramen at the Real Ichiraku!
Whether you’re a Naruto fan or a ramen fan, Ichiraku Ramen in Fukuoka offers the best of both worlds!
Industrial World Heritage in Kyushu
Of the 23 sites in Japan recognized by UNESCO for contributing to the nation's Meiji Era industrial revolution, 16 are located in Kyushu.
Discover Something Unexpected at Expected Inn
Make a journey to Fukuoka, where you can't get closer to Hogwarts than at this inn.
Interview with Hakata Idol Group HR
HR, or Hakata Reboot, aims to 'reboot' Hakata with a burst of energy!
Top 10 Roller Coasters in Japan
Hang onto your seats, it's going to be a bumpy ride as we unveil our top picks for best roller coasters in Japan!