Dec 20, 2018
A view of the ocean, a tasty sandwich, and a cup of coffee. It’s the simple things in life that matter. Five years ago Hiroshi Nagahama moved his family and bread shop (Sana Bakery...
Dec 13, 2018
On November 24 a public piano was placed just inside of the ticket gate of JR Chikuzen-Maebaru Station. Everyone is welcome to play it at any time while the station is open. The pr...
Dec 6, 2018
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 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 ...
Nov 16, 2018
Well-known Itoshima artist-run gallery, studio and residency programme Studio Kura will host an exhibition featuring the work of eight international artists currently working at th...
Nov 1, 2018
Items on sale at this flea market will include bamboo cups, plates and charcoal, soap made with used oil, handmade accessories and more. Repair and maintenance service for knives a...
Oct 31, 2018
Certainly one of the sweetest perks about living in Japan is the availability of inexpensive and tasty mikan (unshu mikan 温州蜜柑). Did you know they were once commonly referred to as...
Oct 26, 2018
This two-story wooden building constructed in approximately 1897 served as the primary residence for the Mitsuiki family. The structures, including the main residence, warehouses, ...
Oct 16, 2018
The Itoshima Arts Farm takes place in the nature-rich Nijomasue and Fukae regions of Itoshima, focusing on revitalizing the area through the celebration of art. Domestic and overse...
Oct 4, 2018
“Thinning” is an outdoor market which aims to increase public awareness about the problems that Japanese mountains currently face and also to help protect the country’s forests. Th...