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Happy 5th anniversary Hilton Seahawk Fukuoka!

Hilton celebrates 5 years in Fukuoka

Hilton celebrates 5 years in Fukuoka

Hilton Seahawk is 5 years old!  Time flies so fast!  I still remember when I snapped a photo of workers removing the JAL sign on top of the Seahawk hotel. Can’t believe that was 5 years ago already.  I wrote about it in this post.

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Its Cherry Blossom Time in Fukuoka!

Sakura  Saved Seats by fukuoka dreaming

Sakura Saved Seats, a photo by fukuoka dreaming on Flickr.

It looks like this weekend will be the best one for hanami parties. Grab your mats (doesn’t have to be blue) and reserve your spot tonight! Photo was taken last year in Maizuru Park.

For more photos of last year’s cherry blossoms, click here.

Hakata Lantern Festival 2010

Hakata Lantern Festival
This year’s Hakata Lantern Festival (Hakata Tomyo Watching)  takes place on October 23.  Be sure not to miss this once a year feast for the eyes in Fukuoka.  Hakata’s  streets will be lined up by paper lanterns, while some open fields will be covered with lanterns whose messagew you can only decipher by gaining some elevation!  It makes for a romantic stroll, enjoying the cool autumn air.  Not sure if it’s worth going to?  Check out our photos from last year’s edition here!

  • Date: October 23, 2010
  • Time: Around 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Getting there: By Subway, get off at Gion, Gofukumachi or Nakasu then follow the crowd until you see birght lights lining up the sidewalk!

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