Fukuoka

Fukuoka (福岡) is the biggest city in Kyushu and where most international flights to this prefecture will arrive. Due to it’s closeness to the Asian mainland, it has been an important harbour town for centuries. Expect your experience here to be a little different fro other big Japanese cities, with strong Korean and Chinese influences.Continue reading “Fukuoka”

Japanese ‘Engrish’: Recent Highlights!

You see them almost everyday…. The Japanese love to use English, but usually make very weird and strange mistakes. Here are some recent highlights, or as the Japanese say ‘hairaitsu’: It’s always a great idea to use Google Translate for emergency instructions! Pungent tea! This looks tasty too! I wish I had a job ofContinue reading “Japanese ‘Engrish’: Recent Highlights!”