Mar 1, 2010
These days, Pilates is well known throughout the fitness world and is taught at gyms and private studios across the globe, including here in Japan.
Feb 1, 2010
Originally from a small town in the German countryside, Mark has come a long way in his 26 years. The young software developer first came to Japan as an exchange student at Oita Un...
Most of the business cards used by the municipal employees of Fukuoka City are printed with a shiny mark. Whenever they distribute the cards, the recipients invariably ask if that ...
Jan 1, 2010
Soraya Jayne studied in a Russian ballet school between the ages of thirteen and eighteen. She then performed with the Israel Ballet for five years.
January 7 is known as Nanokashogatsu, and it has long been the date for the custom of eating the “seven wild herbs of spring” to cure any illness.
Dec 1, 2009
The streets of Fukuoka come alive in December with the decorative lighting the city puts up for Christmas. It festoons local commercial facilities and tourist spots, starting with ...
On October 24, hundreds gathered in the stylish environs of newly-renovated Hotel Il Palazzo for Fukuoka Now’s first Now Lounge event. In this article we take a closer look at this...
A warm welcome to Rolf, Fukuoka Grand Hyatt's new Executive Chef who, despite his young age, brings not only lots of new energy but also a wealth of experience to the hotel and the...
Nov 1, 2009
The shichi-go-san festival takes place on November 15th and honors the Japanese custom of celebrating a child’s growth at the ages of three, five, and seven.
Although mainly a commercial and portrait photographer, Stephen is interested in documentary-style photography.