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Cat Island & Glass Wind Chime Painting Experience Day Trip

Imagine an island where cats reign supreme. Ok, so we could be describing any part of Japan, a country notorious for its appreciation of felines of all stripes. But within easy rea...

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Food, Photography & Personal Journeys in Kyushu: Prairie Stuart-Wolff’s Cultivated Days

There are food blogs, and “green smoothie” Instagram posts, and then there is “Cultivated Days”, a website which takes your breath away, such is its beauty and artistic quality. An...

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Belgian Beer Weekend 2016 – Photo Report

Beervana has landed in Tenjin once again! Belgian Beer Weekend is back in Fukuoka for the fourth time, and this year it’s celebrating 150 years of friendship between Belgium and Ja...

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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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Momochi

If you’ve ever read an article about Fukuoka in a guidebook or magazine, you will be familiar with Fukuoka Tower, the Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk Hotel and the Yahoo! Dome. But have yo...

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Satsuma

Thanks to the shochu boom that began earlier this decade, finding a decent choice of this traditional Japanese spirit at restaurants and bars is almost never a problem.

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Griglia di Gaetano

Griglia di Gaetano, a sister store to the popular Pizzeria da Gaetano, opened this September. The chic Italian grill has 60 seats, including counter and terrace seating, and a walk...

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Hakata Hanamidori Tenjin

Hakata is well-known for its many local delicacies such as Hakata ramen noodles and motsunabe. Mizutaki (chicken broth hotpot) is another, which has been popular since way back in ...

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