NOW BLOG

Foreigners in Fukuoka: Magdalena Jackowska

Magdalena “Maggie” Jackowska moved to Fukuoka ten years ago and, after working for Bridgestone Tires, and in publishing, has found her niche as a research assistant and internation...

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Fukuoka Now Internship Report 2017

Jasmin Bethke (Germany) reports on her three month internship at Fukuoka Now. Read on to here how she got on, and for information on how you can undertake an internship at Fukuoka ...

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Fukuoka Strawberry Picking Guide 2017

Strawberry picking is a popular activity in Japan between December and May and Fukuoka is famous for its big, sweet strawberries. Now’s the time to go-a-picking! If you have an app...

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AREA GUIDE

Nokonoshima Island

Nokonoshima Island may be just 10 minutes by ferry from Meinohama, but the tranquil atmosphere feels like another world. Only 12km in circumference, the island is easy to walk arou...

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AREA GUIDE

Karatsu Getaway!

To visitors from Fukuoka and further afield, Karatsu is best known for the spectacular Karatsu Kunchi festival in early November, the historic Karatsu castle, or the famous seafood...

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FOOD & DRINK

Brooklyn Parlor Hakata

Produced by Blue Note Japan, Brooklyn Parlor opened on the ground floor of high end Hakata Riverain shopping complex in April 2012. The stunning space is a collaborative work of we...

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FOOD & DRINK

Natural Farm + Cocon

Fresh fruit juice and other delights await you in the heart of Daimyo at this super-friendly fruit stand. Get a juice to-go, or drink it down on the spot (there’s an eat-in area). ...

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FOOD & DRINK

Gorm’s Yakuin

If you like pizza and Danish design, look no further than Gorm's, a pizzeria that opened in April 2014 in Yakuin. The owner, interior shop proprietor Seiichiro Iwamura, travels to ...

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