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

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

Kawabata

The Kawabata area is centered around Hakata’s oldest shopping arcade, which has been running since the mid-1950s. This 400m long street connects the Hakata-za Theater and Hakata Ri...

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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

Hakata Hotaru Nishi-nakasu

Between the shopping mecca of Tenjin and the entertainment district of Nakasu, you will find Nishi-nakasu, which is home to a handful of popular, chic eateries. With a spacious mod...

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FOOD & DRINK

Telas & Mico

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

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