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Fukuoka Beach Guide 2017

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy in Fukuoka! It’s the perfect time to clear your schedule and hit the beach for some sun, sand and splashing in the waves. Fukuoka has great beach...

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Drink, Be Merry, and Stay the Night at Stand By Me

Located in the Otemon area of Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, “Stand By Me” is a new traveller’s hostel with a unique concept which...

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New Era of Immigration in Kyushu

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare revealed last year that the number of international workers in Japan (including international students who are employed) was expected to e...

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AREA GUIDE

Haruyoshi

If you’re looking for some unconventional nightlife in Fukuoka, then you could do worse than check out the Haruyoshi area. Start at Haruyoshi Bridge, which connects Tenjin and Naka...

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AREA GUIDE

Bayside Hakata

27 years ago the warehouses of this port area were torn down, and from the dust arose Bayside Place. Bayside is a complex of shops, restaurants and attractions next to Hakata Port,...

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FOOD & DRINK

Cafe Tonerico

Minutes from Gokoku Jinja Shrine, a small sign on Keyaki-dori beckons you to a backstreet cafe with a unique tunnel-like entrance. Run by Sayaka Kitagawa and...

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FOOD & DRINK

Bistro la Tortue

Tatsuya Yamaguchi, the owner and chef of this tiny two-story bistro located on a narrow alley in Sumiyoshi, runs a one-man show, and a popular one at that!...

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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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