Nokonoshima

When Linnea was here visiting we went to Nokonoshima wich was so beautiful with all the blooming cherry trees and the big field with yellow flowers. So i wanted to bring my parents there when they came to visit, and it was just as beautiful this time! They plant different…

Uminonakamichi

I have a lot of things to write about that happened a few weeks ago, but i thought i’d write about something that actually happened today for a change!We went to Uminonakamichi bayside park on a field trip with our class from Tourism and Athropology, where we took pictures and…

Sasaguri

Mine and Linnea’s last stop in Japan was down here where i am living, in Fukuoka. We had a great time really, and did tons of stuff. Here’s the first part of what we did in pictures!    

Dazaifu

Last week we went to another field trip with our class from Tourism and anthropology, this time to Dazaifu. It was raining so i didn’t really feel up for it, however everywhere we went the hydrangeas were blooming, so it was really nice in the end.  

Owl Cafe

As i wrote before me, Sara and Kazu went to an owl cafe in Osaka on Christmas eve. There seems to be two in Osaka as far as i know, one in Tenjinbashi called “Owl family” and the one we went to in Dotonbori called “Lucky owl”. You get one…

Wisteria Tunnel at the Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Kitakyushu, Japan

I still haven’t blogged about when my parents came to visit me for two weeks from the end of april, so i thought i’d do it now! I have so many final essays and stuff to write now anyways ;_; We started out in Fukuoka, and one day we went…

Fukuoka Tower

Yesterday i spent the day with my host family. We had lunch, then went up in Fukuoka tower and checked out the nice view, and after that we went to a place where we got to try out, among other things, a typhoon simulator and a earthquake simulator. Me and…

Maizuru Park

All the petals have fallen from the beautiful sakura trees, but now it really feels like spring is finally here! I’ve been out taking photos of course when the trees were in full bloom, so i’m want to show some of them. I also went with a bunch of friends…

Nokonoshima

Here’s the last pictures that i took when Linnea was here visiting, and they are from when we went to the beautiful island Nokonoshima here in Fukuoka! We had an amazing timing with both the weather and the sakura trees blooming.        

Nanzomon

Me, Anastasia, Kelly and Stephy went to the Nanzoi temple and saw a huge reclining Buddha statue in brons. I’ve been meaning to write about this for over a month now, but never got to it. Plus i wanted to have the group picture we took there in the post…

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