Apr 24, 2020
Buying freshly cut flowers can make a stay-at-home weekend more pleasant and support local growers at the same time. JA Itoshima will hold special flower sales on this coming Frida...
Apr 17, 2020
The Itoshima City Tourism Association created the “Itoshima Takeout Map” on Google Map to support local food businesses. The association listed up sixty-six local shops that offer ...
Mar 30, 2020
It was an internship gig back in 2001 that put Andrew on his first-ever airplane ride and brought him to Japan. He’d studied to be a greenkeeper, but had no idea that one day he’d ...
Mar 18, 2020
Itoshima City opened a disaster-preventional website for smartphone users. To secure swift access to accurate information during disasters, the city gathered items such as...
Feb 28, 2020
From Russia With Love! We never ceased to be amazed at the diversity of passionate and talented people in Itoshima. Yoshiko Misaka is another example. While living in St. Petersbur...
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...