May 21, 2021
Rainy season can be a drag - wet shoes, lugging an umbrella around town, being stuck indoors - but it’s not all bad. Beautiful ajisai (hydrangea), meaning “water vessel”, are in fu...
May 13, 2021
Food & Drinks
Good news for cafe lovers! A new dining cafe has opened on the first floor of Yakuin3, the new headquarters building of Kyushu Mitsubishi, 300 meters west of Yakuin Station on Yaku...
May 11, 2021
We have many types of professionals in Japan, most of which require us to obtain a qualification or licence to practice as a professional. Among other professionals, below are the ...
Apr 28, 2021
There’s a good chance that many of our readers are aware of this month’s guest, having seen his name around town or even eaten one of his meals. This month we spoke with the man of...
Apr 27, 2021
Food & Drinks
Iso Labo, a restaurant that specializes in sea bream soba, just opened in Yakuin on Apr. 20. Choosing the name labo from the English word “laboratory,” Iso Labo— a new venture laun...
Apr 26, 2021
Spring has sprung, and this is a great time of year to take a stroll in the shade of Fukuoka’s tree-lined streets. Technically...
Apr 22, 2021
AGORA Fukuoka Hilltop Hotel & Spa boasts an excellent location with unmatched views of the city of Fukuoka, especially to the west; the perfect place to enjoy a sunset. Enjoy all-y...
Apr 19, 2021
Azalea is a shrub with red, pink, and white flowers that bloom from April to June. It is commonly used as a garden and roadside shrub in many parts of Japan since ancient times and...
Apr 9, 2021
The cherry blossom season began and ended at least two weeks earlier than usual. Now another tree comes into bloom in Fukuoka and across Kyushu. Wisteria have been adored...
Apr 6, 2021
Fukuoka City has announced that it is starting its vaccination program for a portion of elderly residents from April 12. It is expected that all elderly residents will receive...