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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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Keyaki-dori

Route 202 runs from Fukuoka all the way to Nagasaki. The part connecting Hakata and Tenjin is called Kokutai-doro and is one of Fukuoka’s busiest thoroughfares. Continue on towards...

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Karatsu Getaway!

To visitors from Fukuoka and further afield, Karatsu is best known for the spectacular Karatsu Kunchi festival in early November, the historic Karatsu castle, or the famous seafood...

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FOOD & DRINK

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Budo-en

Budo-en is one of a growing number of restaurants to take advantage of Fukuoka's proximity to fresh produce. Its philosophy is simple: build trust with producers and promote local ...

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Gastropub Ales

Finding a mug of icy cold beer has never been a problem in Japan. The big domestic brands are everywhere, imported bottled beers are now common in cafés and, recently, domestic cra...

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Mitsubachi – Bar & Dining

Hats off to whoever came up with the name mitsubachi (honeycomb), for this brand new, sensual and stylish restaurant and bar... it's likely to see lots of action from the city's si...

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