NOW BLOG

Fukuoka Now Internship Report 2017

Jasmin Bethke (Germany) reports on her three month internship at Fukuoka Now. Read on to here how she got on, and for information on how you can undertake an internship at Fukuoka ...

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Fukuoka Strawberry Picking Guide 2017

Strawberry picking is a popular activity in Japan between December and May and Fukuoka is famous for its big, sweet strawberries. Now’s the time to go-a-picking! If you have an app...

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Coming of Age Day in Fukuoka, Japan

Coming of Age Day (成人の日 Seijin no Hi) takes place annually on the second Monday of January to celebrate the birthdays of all those who have reached the magical age of twenty...

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AREA GUIDE

Josui-dori

One Fukuoka's most stylish streets, Josui-dori has a more laid-back, sophisticated feel than busier areas such as Daimyo or Tenjin. The trees lining the road are also a welcome tou...

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AREA GUIDE

Minoshima

Minoshima was once a bustling shopping area known as the Kitchen of Hakata. Today, over 50 mostly family-run shops with the nostalgic look of the Showa era remain (1920s to ‘80s). ...

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FOOD & DRINK

Keurig Neko Cafe

Kayuno Nomura, owner of Keurig, was always fond of cats and often fed strays near her home. One day she noticed five cats that she fed regularly had disappeared. She's never found ...

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FOOD & DRINK

Bakery Kitchen Raggruppi

A short walk from Ohori Park, this “bakery kitchen” is so-named for the belief that bread can be an integral part of a meal. The 1st floor houses a bakery shop, while upstairs is a...

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FOOD & DRINK

Cafe Yu

In everything it does, Cafe Yu attempts to make the customer feel like they are in a mountain village. Despite being located deep in...

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