Mar 1, 2021
Not far from the bay, Atago Shrine is located on top of Mt. Atago in Nishi Ward. From its hilltop perch, the shrine affords visitors panoramic views of the Momochihama district, wh...
Feb 24, 2021
As many people already know, there are many places to see and things to do in Kyushu running the gamut from delicious food and crafts to hot springs, the mountains and the sea. For...
Feb 18, 2021
Just like sakura, nanohana, otherwise known as field mustard, signals the start of spring in Fukuoka! Depending on the location, nanohana season runs from February to April in Fuku...
Feb 16, 2021
Every year, families across Japan celebrate Hina Matsuri, otherwise known as Girls’ Day or Doll’s Day. This traditional festival, which takes place on Mar. 3, is an occasion to pra...
Feb 9, 2021
“We’ll certainly proceed regardless of the new coronavirus,” says the Japanese side. Does this sound reasonable in the current situation? How dare they say “regardless”? Aren’t ...
Feb 5, 2021
Ichiran, the world-famous tonkotsu ramen shop from Fukuoka, has at long last debuted their first-ever cup ramen product...
Feb 4, 2021
Japan Meteorological Corporation recently announced the first sighting of plum blossoms in four prefectures in Kyushu. First, plum blossoms began flowering on January 25 in the cit...
Jan 29, 2021
In this month’s article, we are showcasing two important ancient ruins located within the city limits. In Hakata Ward, the Kanenokuma Remains was a communal graveyard built in a lo...
Jan 22, 2021
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...
Jan 13, 2021
2021 will be a consequential year for many and an opportunity to get back on track from the massive disruption brought on by the pandemic of 2020. For many businesses, including Fu...