Posts Tagged ‘ Fukuoka ’

Japan:A Closer Look at Kyushu – Part 1

Mar 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Regional Travel Resources

Kyushu is the third largest island in the Japanese archipelago and the southernmost in the chain. The region includes eight prefectures:  Fukuoka, Saga, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, Oita, Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Okinawa. If you are planning a trip to the Kyushu region of Japan this guide will get you started with some itinerary suggestions and links to […]

Marshmallows for White Day in Japan

Mar 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Lifestyle

White Day is a holiday that originated  in Japan and is the country’s answer to Valentine’s Day.  Women in Japan are the only ones giving the gifts on Valentine’s day but on White Day, celebrated each March 14th, the men reciprocate. So what’s a guy to give his honmei (true sweetheart) on White Day?  Traditionally […]