Enjoy a fine bowl of Hakata style ramen in a theater like setting.
Ohori Park is Fukuoka's version of Central Park.
One of my favorite bowls of ramen on this last visit to Japan.
Todai-Ji houses the largest bronze statue of Buddha Vairocana along with two towering statues of Bishamonten and Komokuten.
A shinto shrine housing an impressive 1000-year old Japanese Cedar.
A beautiful stroll complete with pagoda, central pond with two islands and stone paths through moss and streams.
I thought that I might have arrived in Japan a bit early to see some of the famous blossoms in bloom...
You won't find this crane game at any U.S. arcade.
If you are in Osaka craving ramen find this place and don't skip the gyoza either.
An early morning visit to Tsukiji Market is a tradition on my first day in Tokyo.
You've heard of the cronut but if you find yourself in Tokyo you have to try these treats.
Between pit stops for noodles I made my way to this place, Rikugien, a beautiful neighborhood garden.
Soba Noodles Tsuta is the first ramen shop to claim a Michelin star.