I wrote about my awesome manga adventure in Fukuoka, but finding an adventure in the day was a different story. Beaches and parks aren’t my thing and Fukuoka holds a quiet lifestyle. Areas like Gion and Tenjin hold small streets and alleys that you can walk and explore. Meanwhile, Fukuoka at night emanates a beautiful neon glow. Here’s some highlights you might enjoy.
Do you have a penchant for attracting certain situations or people when you travel? Travel can bring unusual patterns, synchronicity and personal discoveries. The fact we’re often far from home, just makes them more prominent. For instance, I’m a film set magnet. In the U.S., I have a knack for stumbling upon film sets… frequently […]
When I had an overnight layover at Fukuoka airport and discovered they didn’t allow sleeping in their terminals, I felt a stab at my pocketbook. Manga Cafes otherwise called Manga Kissa are 24 hour internet cafes, furnished with wall-to-wall manga comic books and videos. Local Japanese who miss their bus home or need an overnight rest place, can rent a cubicle out for the night.
I was in Tokyo’s Harajuku area. It was Sunday afternoon and I had just missed seeing the pageant of cosplayers (aka costume play) near the park bridge, so my next chance was on the popular side street of Takeshita.
Ever wondered what you’d look like with anime baby doll eyes or if you had airbrushed and flawless cover girl skin?
When I was living in Korea, I’d pass by joints crammed with photo booths, filled with young girls in their teens to twenties. I used to wonder… what was the attraction to those booths.