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Jun 30, 2022Now Reports
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Guide 2022
You've probably already spotted some loincloth-clad men running around town. These men are participants in Fukuoka's most anticipated annual festival, Hakata Gion Yamakasa. The hig...
Jun 29, 2022Now Reports
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Kazariyama Guide 2022
Hakata Gion Yamakasa is a traditional festival in Fukuoka with a history of more than 770 years, held from July 1 to 15 every year, and the most popular early summer event...
Jun 20, 2022Now Reports
Fukuoka Public Pool Guide 2022
Fukuoka is dotted with municipal swimming pools open to the public. Their indoor pools are ideal for swims even on rainy days with the temperature perfectly adjusted throughout the...
Jun 7, 2022Now Reports
FREE! 32 things to do in Fukuoka 2022
Exploring an exciting town like Fukuoka, packed with historical landmarks, great shopping and plenty of places to dine, you can easily slaughter your wallet in a single day. But th...
May 27, 2022Now Reports
Fukuoka Hydrangea Viewing Guide 2022
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 20, 2022Now Reports
Fukuoka Firefly Watching Guide 2022
Since the weather has been warmer than usual fireflies are already appearing in some areas. It’s the start of firefly viewing season in Kyushu, so we’ve rounded up some of the best...
Apr 28, 2022Now Reports
Golden Week in Fukuoka Guide 2022
Looking for places to go and things to do over Golden Week? Check out our hand-picked lists of events and activities! There’s so much to see and do! Golden Week 2022 will be from F...
Apr 28, 2022Now Reports
Hakata Dontaku 2022 Guide
Dontaku, derived from the Dutch word Zondag (holiday), is one of the largest festivals in Japan, attracting two million spectators (pre-pandemic.) This year the event will be held ...
Apr 15, 2022Now Reports
Fukuoka Now Azalea Guide 2022
Azalea is a shrub with red, pink, and white flowers that bloom from April to May. It is commonly used as a garden and roadside shrub in many parts of Japan since ancient times and....
Apr 8, 2022Now Reports
Fukuoka Wisteria Guide 2022
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...