NOW BLOG

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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Coming of Age Day in Fukuoka, Japan

Coming of Age Day (成人の日 Seijin no Hi) takes place annually on the second Monday of January to celebrate the birthdays of all those who have reached the magical age of twenty...

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AREA GUIDE

Nakasu

Nakasu is Kyushu’s number one entertainment district. It has also long-served as a launch pad for new cultural movements, from the theatre popular in the Meiji period to the litera...

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AREA GUIDE

Oita Weekend Getaway!

Fukuoka is our favorite urban playground but on weekends we love to get out of town, and Oita Prefecture is one of our top weekend getaway destinations. While day trips from Fukuok...

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FOOD & DRINK

Bangladeshi Curry Hyder

Bangladeshi Curry Hyder is another feather in Fukuoka’s already broad, international culinary cap. Chef Hyder started out serving his curry at events, where it proved to be so succ...

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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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FOOD & DRINK

Mongiwa Hanso-Gion

On July 6, Yoshitaka Miyazaki, who runs the popular okonomiyaki shop Akomenohama in Meinohama, opened a Peking duck restaurant not far from Kushida Shrine. "Many people think you o...

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