May 27, 2015
May has come and gone, and the beautiful weather that allowed you to fully enjoy Japan’s outdoors is soon to be replaced by sticky humidity and the dreaded rainy season. You still ...
Apr 27, 2015
WWOOF stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms and is a movement that was started in the UK in 1971 but has since expanded to provide opportunities for farming in over ...
Apr 9, 2015
500 kinds of bara (rose) will be on display outdoors at JR Hakata Station Ekimae Hiroba. You can select and buy roses by color or by their language. There will be flower and plant ...
Nov 28, 2014
Winter is approaching but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun outdoors, as a group of four Japanese language students from the UK prove. Their mission was to see as much and do as...
Aug 22, 2014
One of Kyushu’s biggest craft beer events with over 50 different beers on offer over five days. Outdoors at Fureai Hiroba (Fukuoka City Hall) for the first time. Use an official fe...
May 22, 2014
“B-Gourmet” festivals which feature some of Japan’s more simple foods have been the rage in recent years. However the organizers of this event felt that Fukuoka would be better rep...
Apr 16, 2014
Spring is definitely here! So time to get outdoors, but you might need some clothes and equipment, right? Conveniently right in front of City Hall there will be an outdoor brand ba...
Dec 26, 2013
“I like to get people’s emotions growing - that’s what happens to me when I start playing,” says Quin Arbeitman, a regular performer on the Fukuoka jazz scene. Piano is his instrum...
Sep 11, 2013
Fukuoka’s entertainment district returns to its roots with a free jazz festival on multiple stages indoors and outdoors. A stellar bill of over 80 Japanese jazz artists playing liv...
Apr 26, 2013
While his finance-major classmates went on to work in banks and security companies in Taiwan, Yu Ping Tseng holds the title of General Manager of China Airlines’ Kyushu/Yamaguchi b...