Fukuoka Firefly Watching Guide 2018
It’s the start of firefly viewing season in Kyushu, so we’ve rounded up some of the best local hotaru festivals!
May 25, 2018
The New Unzen Kyushu Hotel – Luxury Hot Spring
Kyushu Island is famous for its excellent hot springs, and we revisited one of our favorite areas for onsen: Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture.
Jun 1, 2018
Guide to Kitakyushu, Shimonoseki and the Kanmon Straits
The Kanmon Straits. This narrow strip of water is all that separates the islands of Honshu and Kyushu...
Jun 11, 2018
June 2018 Fukuoka Now
We enjoyed fine weather in Fukuoka this spring, but now it’s time to welcome in the summer season - check out our guides!
May 28, 2018
- Hyatt Regency Fukuoka to Reopen Under New Brand in 2019 FJ hotels announced on June 8 that the Hyatt Regency Fukuoka hotel will be closed in May 2019 and will reopen in winter 2019 under a different brand. The new brand will be a premium specialized hotel with all facilities renewed. The plans for renovation include... More
- Hakata Ward Office Renovation Announced Fukuoka City is planning to carry out reconstruction work on the Hakata Ward Office. Developers plan to ensure that the renovated government office will be better prepared to deal with disasters and help accommodate people stranded during... More
- Fukuoka City to Trial Electronic Payment System Fukuoka City has adopted a service that will allow the public make electronic transactions at approximately 30 locations throughout the city using LINE. The cashless payment system will be available from mid-June to... More
- Additional Underground Bicycle Parking in Tenjin Fukuoka City has opened an underground parking area for bicycles located in the basement level of city hall. The parking area, called Tenjin Fureai-dori Churinjo, opened on June 9 and can accommodate... More
- Sales Figures for Kyushu Department Stores and Supermarkets Released The Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry have released April's preliminary sales figures for department stores and supermarkets (across 427 facilities) in the region. Increasing demand for high end goods such as... More