Canal City Hakata is a large shopping and entertainment complex in Fukuoka and is a must see on your visit to the city.
By James Darnbrook on July 3, 2015
Next time you are in Fukuoka make sure you try all that the city has to offer; that means Motsunabe, Mentaiko, Yuzu Kosho and yes of course don’t forget Ramen too!
By James Darnbrook on May 28, 2015
Continuing my quest to sort the fact from the fiction when it comes to Japan’s representation on the big screen, I now take a closer look at Memoirs of a Geisha, the 2005 movie based on the novel of the same name.
By James Darnbrook on May 18, 2015
This series is dedicated to sorting the fact from the fiction when it comes to Japan on film.
By James Darnbrook on April 13, 2015
Whichever way you go, and whatever you take in, a walking tour of Fukuoka is the best way to see the city.
By James Darnbrook on April 3, 2015
Got a craving for something other than sushi or ramen? Try these delicious international restaurants.
By James Darnbrook on January 28, 2015
Spend 24 hours in Nagasaki to discover a truly international city with a fascinating history.
By James Darnbrook on January 4, 2015
If you love the outdoors, great food, lots of shopping or friendly people, Fukuoka is the place for you.
By James Darnbrook on December 26, 2014
The secret to a long life is the Japanese centenarian diet.
By James Darnbrook on December 3, 2014
This Halloween, turn off the lights and get scared with these Japanese horror movie classics.
By James Darnbrook on October 31, 2014
Here’s a handy guide to common kanji terms that you will find in supermarkets in Japan.
By James Darnbrook on October 23, 2014
Crude Kansai and Uptight Tokyo; Where do Japan’s regional stereotypes come from?