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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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Imazu Stone Fortification and Bishamon-yama

Imazu, in Nishi-ku, lies on the east coast of the Itoshima Peninsula. Blessed with oceans, mountains and unspoiled landscapes, it is also an important historical area. From ancient...

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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

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Tokyo – Akasaka Shisenhanten

We love speciality shops, and here's one certain to appeal to those who appreciate a big bowl of spicy noodles. Tucked behind the Shisenhanten Szechuan Chinese food deli counter on...

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Sushi Naniwa

Located near Sumiyoshi Shrine, Naniwa is run by second-generation owner Tadao Obayashi. His love of local seafood stems from a part-time job at the Nagahama Seafood Market where he...

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Hakata Hanamidori Tenjin

Hakata is well-known for its many local delicacies such as Hakata ramen noodles and motsunabe. Mizutaki (chicken broth hotpot) is another, which has been popular since way back in ...

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