David Johnson from Canada, Vancouver writes a review:
I ended up at Meiji Academy by a combination of circumstances, but I am rather happy that everything happened this way. I booked a flight to Fukuoka, and I planned to do a trip on foot for a month. However, three weeks before my trip, I had an accident and had to use a crutch. I thought that I was going to have to cancel my trip to Japan, because I couldn't see what I would do in Japan for a month without being able to move freely. But a friend told me about Meiji Academy in Fukuoka. I decided to change my plans and contacted them. They responded to my email the same day and adapted to me despite the short notice. I had an incredible stay thanks to them and they took very good care of me. There were elevators everywhere, whether in the metro, in the school building or in the accommodation, so I didn't have any problems. In addition, Japanese people are so kind and attentive! I really spent a remarkable month in this brilliant school and I feel grateful for being able to speak Japanese!
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