Hotel New Otani Hakata
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... asking you to select strength of broth, spiciness, noodle softness and extra orders. Once this was filled in you press the button and a hatch opens. You can't see your server but a polite hand appears to take your sheet and then a few minutes later it returns with your dinner! The ramen was by far the best we have ever had and the odd experience of ordering and eating in the booth made it lots of ...
... 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 ...
... opening outwards to save on space. We have found this in hotels too.
We decided we would go to Dazaifu, which meant a transfer at one of the subway stations onto another line. We were very lucky to be approached by a woman who told us she was heading in the same direction for the transfer and she escorted us to the new line, which was quite a distance from the subway, and she pointed us to the right platform. We were a ...
... cater to males seeking drinks and attentive conversation. The hostesses will light cigarettes, pour drinks, offer flirtatious conversation, and sing karaoke to entertain customers. Hostesses can be seen as the modern equivalent of geishas, providing entertainment to individual and groups of business men.
Of note, these are platonic establishments frequented by men and women.
Once we had returned to ...
... Later on in the day I headed to the Fukuoka tower and found a beautiful beach there, the first real beach I'd been to in Japan. I cycled along by the beach for a while having earlier visited the Hawks town mall and had some nice curry udon noodles. After avoiding the rush hour traffic(just) I returned the bike and headed into the canal city mall for dinner. I had ...