Mar 1, 2007
I was happy to see the January election of comedian Sonomanma Higashi as the new governor of Miyazaki...
by P. Sean Bramble
To tell you the truth, I'm not a big fan of brewed alcohol, despite the fact that I have trained myself to enjoy the odd glass of wine. I prefer distilled drinks, but I'll take thi...
Light is the theme of this early spring festival, as the hot spring city of Beppu is illuminated with all the colors of the spectrum.
Feb 1, 2007
Dazaifu Tenmangu is widely known as the perfect place for students to pray for success in exams, but did you know that it is also famous for a legendary plum blossom called tobiume...
One of the great advantages of life in Japan is the safety we come to take for granted...
The Tenryo area of Hita - where culture and tradition survive in a historical setting. Welcome to the colorful world of hina dolls.
In Italy, his family operates a fashion business, so despite an eduction in ceramics and art, it's no big surprise to see Claudio running his own shop here inside Fukuoka's most pr...
Jan 1, 2007
Shayne is an English teacher living and working in Fukuoka, but his passion is art. Despite studying film at university, Shayne has gravitated toward audio art since arriving in Ja...
Jan 1, 2007
Food & Drinks
Picture a two-story renovated Japanese house nestled down a narrow lane in Daimyo with no signs to mark it and only your trusty Fukuoka Now map to show you the way.
Lying on the old Buzen road, the streets of Yamaga retain much of their appearance from days gone by. This town, also famous for its onsen, is enveloped in a magical aura by the li...