Highness Hotel Kurume

Address: 1-6 Tenjinmachi, Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu-Okinawa, 830-0033, Japan | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on 1-6 Tenjinmachi, Kurume.
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      Day 11 journey to the home of ramen...

      A travel blog entry by daveheidibaker on Apr 08, 2015

      4 photos

      ... views flying past the window. Fukuoka had a lightly feel to it and lots of nice looking shops and cafes. There is a distinct French influence with croissant shops and patisseries. Our hotel was very posh and we felt a bit scruffy in our walking gear... After a freshen up we headed out for some dinner. We had heard this was the birthplace of tonkatsu ramen and that the place to go was ...

      Soaking up the culture

      A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 07, 2015

      2 comments, 26 photos

      ... view from the observation deck, with the city of Fukuoka spread out before us on one side, and Hakata Bay and Muromi River on the other side.

      The tower is 234 metres tall, the tallest seaside tower in Japan. It has a triangular cross-section and is covered with 8000 half-mirror panels. It is designed to withstand winds up to 63 metre/second. To date the strongest wind recorded has been 49 metre/second. Happily, the wind was not that bad! It is ...

      A little out of the way

      A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 06, 2015

      21 photos

      Today we started out again in the rain, this time we were a bit better dressed for it with our North Face jackets, which help keep the rain out too.
      We are happily set up in Betty's apartment, which is on the 10th floor, in a lovely street, close to the Nishjin Subway station. It is a very self-contained place, and we feel very comfortable. Rooms in Japan are a lot smaller than we are used to, especially the bathrooms, with the ...

      Fukuoka City Tour

      A travel blog entry by mktravels on Feb 24, 2015

      6 photos

      ... evenings bar, we managed a pleasant conversation despite the owners not speaking any English. Bizarrely we told them all about our travels, and what we were hoping to see in Japan. In return they told us all about Koi fish, sumo wrestling and the tsunami.

      All this was somehow achieved using sign language, miming, pointing and a pen and paper. It was like playing real life Pictionary - an odd but very enjoyable ...

      Nervous start to Japan

      A travel blog entry by mktravels on Feb 23, 2015

      1 comment

      ... tarmac before the pilot changed his mind and hit the gas hard to take us up and away from the airport. We were informed over the tannoy in broken english something about the pilot and wind, I guess we will never know what his drama was.

      Anyway, after 30 minutes of circling with a very nervous K, we landed on a different runway relieved to be on Japanese terra firma. That was the last flight ...