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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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Imaizumi

It goes without saying that you can pick up a wide variety of designer goods in Tenjin, Kyushu’s leading shopping district. However, if you’re after something a little more unique,...

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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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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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Dois Lagos

Encouraged by fellow Brazilian aficionados, including Avispa soccer fans, he decided to fill a glaring gap in Fukuoka's dining scene and international community by opening a deligh...

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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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