Jan 28, 2020
Did you know Itoshima is the largest producer of red snapper in Japan? It’s true. So what better dish to try on your next visit than tai chazuke. While available at countless resta...
Jan 24, 2020
Opened in 1855, this brewery is known for using the haneki shibori (stone weights and a fune press) method. Buy limited edition sake, amazake, sake-infused products and local Itosh...
Dec 6, 2019
Artwork by Yoichiro Kawaguchi, a Kyushu-native computer graphics artist and graduate of what is now Kyushu University’s School of Design, is now on display in front of the Kyushu U...
Nov 27, 2019
In the summer, people come to Itoshima for its sandy beaches and warm waters, but now it’s winter, and everyone’s here for the oyster huts! It’s a DIY barbeque featuring oysters, o...
Nov 26, 2019
Ladies, it’s time to test your hidden blindfolded sumo skills at the annual Fuigo Women’s Blindfolded Sumo which in Itoshima. The complete lack of vision is not only a humorous twi...
Nov 26, 2019
Just 25 km west of Fukuoka City, Itoshima has beautiful beaches, lush green mountains and is famous for flavorful vegetables and fresh seafood. Learn more about Itoshima now!
Nov 13, 2019
This festival offers visitors the chance to enjoy freshly harvested vegetables, processed foods, ready-to-eat dishes, and other limited items produced in Itoshima. Local food produ...
Nov 1, 2019
The coastline of Itoshima is dotted with small fishing ports. At some of these, you might see 50-meter-long structures similar to those used to grow vegetables and flowers on farml...
Oct 31, 2019
Enjoy the cool autumn breeze at this outdoor market just steps away from the Nogita Beach. Nibble on fried chicken, spicy curry, pizza, vegan cakes, quiche, biscotti and more while...
Oct 29, 2019
Let’s clarify two things. Not all beachside cafes in Itoshima are for only the young, and secondly, not all pancakes are equal! This recently opened beachside cafe restaurant overl...