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Mataichi No Shio: Traditional Salt Making in Itoshima

The best experiences are those you get into by accident. This maxim proved true again one sunny saturday when I took the wife and kid on a road trip to Itoshima. We did not have a plan other than to make the little one’s toes touch the sea and sand for the first time. We …

Day Trips

Fukuoka Day Trip: Itoshima (糸島)

Itoshima, Fukuoka’s summer paradise is just 40 minutes away west of Fukuoka City.  People who visit Fukuoka say Fukuoka has everything, mountains, beach, city life.  They were probably referring to Itoshima when they talk of the first two.   If you are familiar with Oahu Island in Hawaii, then Fukuoka is your Honolulu and Itoshima …

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Autumn Longing (Yusentei Garden)

Spring has finally arrived, and Autumn is already a two seasons behind.  Now is the perfect time to reminisce on the autumn that was.  (Ok, that was just me trying to justify the late posting these photos of Autumn in Yuusentei Garden in Fukuoka City.  If ever you are in Fukuoka during Autumn, this place …