NOW BLOG

Custard Cream Apple Pie Store “Ringo” Opens In Tenjin

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NOW BLOG

Hakata Dontaku 2017 Guide

Each year in May, the Hakata Dontaku Port Festival fills Fukuoka with excitement and attracts more than two million people, making it the highest attended festival in Japan during ...

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NOW BLOG

Startup Cafe Moves into FUKUOKA growth next

A facility to support business startups called “FUKUOKA growth next” opened inside the former Daimyo Elementary School in the center of Tenjin, Fukuoka. The Startup Cafe, which fir...

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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

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.

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FOOD & DRINK

Au Gourmand

The wine boom in Japan throughout the 90's did more than bring the price of imported wines down... it also indirectly introduced millions of Japanese to the taste of European chees...

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FOOD & DRINK

Aji no Masafuku

If you’re looking for a taste of local cuisine when you visit Fukuoka, look no further than Aji no Masafuku. Formerly a ramen shop, Aji no Masafuku switched to teishoku (set meals)...

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FOOD & DRINK

Jab

If you love swing jazz music or old-fashioned Japanese coffee shops, then Jab is for you. Akiba-san opened the cafe sometime around 1969, and not much has changed. The nostalgia-pr...

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