NOW BLOG

Omichidani no Sato3

Fukuoka Autumn Fruit-Picking Guide 2016

It’s harvest time in Japan, and northern Kyushu boasts many areas with beautiful, bountiful fruit orchards. In this guide, we introduce...

Read More

NOW BLOG

kiwami fish burger jun 2016  002

Kiwami Fish Burgers – New, Healthy Itoshima Fast Food

Could this be another hit trend from Itoshima? Well actually, Yui Shibata began selling these fabulous fish burgers seven years ago. Now there are two kinds of burgers to choose fr...

Read More

NOW BLOG

& And Hostel aug 2016 011

& And Hostel Opens in Kawabata Arcade, Fukuoka

A very unique hostel, “& And Hostel”, opens tomorrow, Aug. 19, along the covered Kawabata Shopping Arcade in central Fukuoka. Last night, we were given an advance look...

Read More

AREA GUIDE

fn154 taihaku-dori 7

Taihaku-dori

Taihaku-dori, which roughly translates to “Hakata’s Main Street”, stretches 1.8 km from Hakata Station to Fukuoka Sun Palace and is a great starting point for any Hakata adventure.

Read More

AREA GUIDE

Exif_JPEG_PICTURE

Shofuen

Shofuen opened in a quiet residential area of Hirao in July 2007 to become one of Fukuoka’s three urban gardens. Shofuen has tea rooms and a Japanese garden, and it is built on the...

Read More

FOOD & DRINK

fn207 gourmet takibiya feb 2016 001

Chinza Takibiya

Don’t be alarmed by the flames—it’s just warayaki, a method of searing food in burning straw that originated in Kochi Prefecture. At Takibiya, fresh bonito are scaled then lightly ...

Read More

FOOD & DRINK

nw120 telas & mico #148 003

Telas & Mico

This small, blue and cream-painted building along the Nakagawa River seats five at the counter downstairs and 11 at tables upstairs...

Read More

FOOD & DRINK

nw129 New Smile #154  004

New Smile

If you spent your childhood in Japan during the 70's ~ 90's, the classic food replicas in New Smile’s front window will bring back memories...

Read More
Page Top