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Discovering Yame-cha, Shincha and Yame City – A Tea Picking Day Trip

Yame Tea is famous not just in Japan but increasingly throughout the world! In late April, a group of foreign residents from Fukuoka City visited Yuge Seicha, one of Yame City’s mo...

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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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Haruyoshi

If you’re looking for some unconventional nightlife in Fukuoka, then you could do worse than check out the Haruyoshi area. Start at Haruyoshi Bridge, which connects Tenjin and Naka...

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Kego-hondori

Once a bustling main street, Kego-hondori is now a backstreet running parallel to Keyaki-dori from the Kego four-way intersection, curving and connecting with Sakurazaka.

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FOOD & DRINK

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Sabaina

Even though food from around the globe is now widely available in Japan, purveyors of Cambodian cuisine remain a rarity. In 2011, owner-chef Takashi Funahashi opened one of these r...

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Goodbeer faucets Hakata

If the only beer you know is that of a golden variety, to be drunk chilled on a hot summer day, maybe it’s time to change the way you look at your pint! Following the success of th...

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Mongiwa Hanso-Gion

On July 6, Yoshitaka Miyazaki, who runs the popular okonomiyaki shop Akomenohama in Meinohama, opened a Peking duck restaurant not far from Kushida Shrine. "Many people think you o...

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