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Fukuoka Beach Guide 2017

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy in Fukuoka! It’s the perfect time to clear your schedule and hit the beach for some sun, sand and splashing in the waves. Fukuoka has great beach...

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Drink, Be Merry, and Stay the Night at Stand By Me

Located in the Otemon area of Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, “Stand By Me” is a new traveller’s hostel with a unique concept which...

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New Era of Immigration in Kyushu

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare revealed last year that the number of international workers in Japan (including international students who are employed) was expected to e...

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AREA GUIDE

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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AREA GUIDE

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

Chaga Shoten Nishijin Ten

Hailing from Miyazaki City, this dynamic noodle shop opened their first shop in Fukuoka this June in Nishijin. The owner hopes this location, his fourth in Kyushu, will blow a new ...

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FOOD & DRINK

Raan Gan Een

Owner-chef Gan and his wife Yuka run this restaurant together with their 62-years-old veteran chef...

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FOOD & DRINK

Hachi Hachi Akasaka

Grilling your own meat at a yakiniku restaurant is one of the essential Japanese dining experiences. There are many theories about the origins of this cook-it-yourself barbecue, bu...

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