Toyoko Inn Hakata Eki-Minami
Travel Blogs from Fukuoka
... your expectations. The unfortunate part about traveling to the city so late in the year is that nature hibernates at that time. In the winter months, you can find snow on the trees. As it warms, you'll discover the plum and cherry blossoms falling down. But in the dropping temperatures of October, the trees are nothing more than brown skeletons of their former selves.
It might sound like doom and gloom if that is ...
... for the work but regardless it was a great experience! While there we met some new Canadian friends named Jill and Witek and they were absolutely fabulous! It was super cute because they had dressed up as Sushi for Halloween which I thought was great! We also met one of Joel's friend Shuhei who he had met in England while Shuhei had been english. All in all we made up a great group that were bound to have a great time no matter what we did! After the exhibit ...
... International driving lesson is a must if you are renting a car.
Car was booked through Avis, and not the first time. Australia, Italy, France, UK, Thailand etc. never a time internal driving lesson was required. However, not this time.
Without a car, this is really going to turn my plan on its head, given everything is going to translate into bus and train..
... was time for dinner once again so we headed off to the dining room. Again dinner was very good.
Once dinner was finished we all went to the Schooner Bar and played team trivia. We didn't do very well again.
After trivia it was time for the show,tonight it was Rhonda Birchmore. While she was good, it was not my kind of music.
Once the show was finished it was after 10pm and time for bed once ...
For our 3rd day in the cruise, we went down to Fukuoka, Japan as a stopover. It's just a province in Japan but I can see how beautiful and clean the city is. We got to try the some authentic Japanese food. And I must say, it's really good.
We only got to go down for a few hours, but will definitely go back to this place SOON! And hopefully in the city.
* all photos are mine :)