Fukuchan Ramen Taguma Honten
Now in its 43rd year, Fukuchan is one of the city’s most famous ramen joints. Ask a local and many will say Fukuchan is their favorite!
Apr 26, 2019
Popular soba restaurant Hanagen opened Torihana, an oyakodon specialty shop, inside the Hakata Daimaru department store.
Apr 26, 2019
May 2019 Fukuoka Now
On this month’s cover is the rooftop bar Dreieck Park, an ideal place to enjoy a refreshing drink al fresco. Lots of recommendations - and don’t miss our guide to Hakata Dontaku!
Apr 26, 2019
Clam Digging Guide 2019
Enjoy a day of shiohigari (clam digging) at the beach, playing in the mud and challenging your friends to clam-hunting contests!
Apr 25, 2019
- Honors List Announced - Work Done in Fukuoka to be Recognized The Government of Japan has decided to confer decorations on 137 people for their work in Fukuoka Prefecture. The Spring Conferment of Decorations marks the first honors ceremony of the new Reiwa period. Recipients include Susumu Ishihara, the former head of JR Kyushu, who will receive the Order of the Rising Sun. Mr Ishihara served as president for seven years and... More
- Kyuden Supply LNG Fuel to Ships On May 15, Kyushu Electric Power (Kyuden) and Saibu Gas supplied liquefied natural gas (LNG) to small cargo ships in the Port of Kitakyushu as part of an experiment to introduce more environmentally friendly fuels to the industry. This was the first trial of its kind to take place in Kyushu. LNG looks set to become a key source of fuel for... More
- Bridgestone to Expand Factory in Kitakyushu Bridgestone Corporation is planning to purchase a fourteen-hectare land next to its factory in Kitakyushu City. The company announced on May 20 that it will expand the capacity of its factory, which currently produces 165 tons of radial tires daily. A provisional agreement was made between Bridgestone and Kitakyushu City on... More
- Up to 50% Off on Stays at Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk - Book Now! In celebration of the Hilton Hotels’ 100th anniversary on May 31, 2019, Hilton Hotels are offering a 100-hour, time-limited sale which began at 12 pm on May 20. Get up to 50% off your booking in Hilton hotels in Japan, Korea or Guam. This deal is only available until 4pm on May 24 (Fri.), so make sure you don’t miss it! Click here for... More
- Security Document Leaked ahead of G20 Meeting in Fukuoka An internal document including security information for Fukuoka Airport was mistakenly sent to twenty media companies in Kyushu. The document was meant to direct attention amongst staff working at shops and companies in the airport building to improve safety as the finance minister meetings for G20 in Fukuoka approaches. PIN codes for... More