Art & Culture
Beauty & Health
Dec 14, 2018
So it’s New Year’s Eve and your friends have gone abroad to visit family or on exotic getaways, and you’re in Fukuoka wondering how to make the most of the last night of the year?
Dec 13, 2018
Today we took a walk through the “Kyushu Pawnshop Grand Bazaar - Clearance Sale” taking place now on 7F and 8F Elgala Hall in Tenjin. And wow! If you’re into designer brand goods a...
Dec 11, 2018
As Japan is single jurisdiction unlike the United States, Germany and Australia, there is no difference in formalities and requirements for establishing and doing a business anywhe...
Dec 5, 2018
Daily life is often hard to put into words, life’s everyday roller coaster can throw so much at us we often don’t have the time to sit down and feel each day. Shodo artist Mika Aok...
Dec 1, 2018
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...
Nov 28, 2018
The Beatles’ lyrics “It was twenty years ago today…” comes to mind as this month marks the twentieth year of publication of Fukuoka Now magazine! Huge thanks to the many people who...
Nov 27, 2018
Mention Itoshima and people unfamiliar with the area might assume you’re referring to an island called “Ito.” While that’s not the case, there are some islands within Itoshima and ...
On December 1, Fukuoka’s newest municipal gymnasium, the Teriha Sekisui House Arena, will open on Island City in Higashi Ward. The four-story building is full of facilities and equ...
Nov 27, 2018
Food & Drinks
Buy Me Stand, a grilled sandwich shop started by the hip Shibuya fashion brand Son of the Cheese, opened inside Ropponmatsu 421 last September. This retro chic cafe offers nine kin...
Music and film buffs love Petrol Blue, a tiny bar hidden among the jumble of hair salons and select shops in Daimyo. Sit at the counter or one of the comfy sofas and enjoy the soun...