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Oct 28, 2017
The coastline of Itoshima is dotted with small fishing ports. At some of these, you might see 50-meter-long structures similar to those used to grow vegetables and flowers on farml...
Jun 8, 2017
Rainy season can be a drag - wet shoes, lugging an umbrella around town...
May 29, 2017
Did you know that the hydrangeas that bloom during the rainy season in June and July are native to Japan? People have enjoyed these flowers since olden times, and they are even men...
May 19, 2017
Bringing together groups and styles prominent in Fukuoka's flower arranging scene, this ikebana festival is well-known to local residents and has been taking place for more than...
May 17, 2017
Enjoy kurozu chicken curry, vinegar-themed lunch, sweets and drinks. Buy Amao vinegar and other...
Apr 25, 2017
However long you have in Fukuoka, it’s easy to get a feel for the city and explore further afield. Here are some suggestions for inside and outside Fukuoka City. Ship’s Garden Jutt...
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 ...
Apr 24, 2017
This festival grew out of the actions of a citizens group called the Ajisaka 21 Association, who started planting poppy seeds on a member’s farmland as a means of revitalizing the ...
Apr 20, 2017
Azalea are in full bloom now and will continue to bloom until the beginning of May. At Ukidake Ko-kajuen in Itoshima, there are over 5,000 azalea trees (red, white and pink) includ...
Apr 6, 2017
Nishitestu has opened up applications for pairs (parent with child) to ride on their Open Top Buses during the Dontaku parade. After the application period 90 pairs will be selecte...