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Gunkanjima, Nagasaki - Battleship island...

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 24


TAKING A PEAK AT NAGASAKI’S MULTICULTURAL HISTORY For centuries Nagasaki was Japan’s only open port, where people, goods, services, technology and information from other countries were allowed into the country (albeit in a very controlled manner). Due to its historical importance as a trading centre, Nagasaki has a […]

Fukuoka, yatai food trawling

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 21


Fukuoka is Japan’s youngest*, fastest growing and most liveable city. This is one funky town, packed with shopping centres, parks, shrines, temples, and eateries to suit every taste. We arrived here today after hitching a ride on a train from Beppu, and spent our afternoon trawling through through some of Fukuoka’s best malls, strolling through a couple of its parks, and visiting some of its temples. This place has a great vibe to it and we had a great time exploring the city today