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July 21, 2015

Fukuoka’s Seaside Momochi

A short distance from the concrete and noise of the city lies Seaside Momochi.

July 3, 2015

Fukuoka’s Canal City: A Truly Local Shopping Experience

Canal City Hakata is a large shopping and entertainment complex in Fukuoka and is a must see on your visit to the city.

May 28, 2015

3 Foods You Have to Try When In Fukuoka

Next time you are in Fukuoka make sure you try all that the city has to offer; that means Motsunabe, Mentaiko, Yuzu Kosho and yes of course don’t forget Ramen too!

May 18, 2015

Japan on Film: Geisha, Okiyas and Sweet Ice

Continuing my quest to sort the fact from the fiction when it comes to Japan’s representation on the big screen, I now take a closer look at Memoirs of a Geisha, the 2005 movie based on the novel of the same name.

April 13, 2015

Japan on Film: Swords, Samurai and Conversations

This series is dedicated to sorting the fact from the fiction when it comes to Japan on film.

April 3, 2015

A Walking Tour of Fukuoka

Whichever way you go, and whatever you take in, a walking tour of Fukuoka is the best way to see the city.

January 28, 2015

4 Delicious Foreign Restaurants In Fukuoka

Got a craving for something other than sushi or ramen? Try these delicious international restaurants.

January 4, 2015

24 Hours in Nagasaki

Spend 24 hours in Nagasaki to discover a truly international city with a fascinating history.

December 26, 2014

Friendly Fukuoka: 4 Types of People That Will Love Fukuoka

If you love the outdoors, great food, lots of shopping or friendly people, Fukuoka is the place for you.

December 3, 2014

Eat your way to 100; What to take from the Japanese Diet

The secret to a long life is the Japanese centenarian diet.

October 31, 2014

5 Japanese Horror Movies You Must Watch

This Halloween, turn off the lights and get scared with these Japanese horror movie classics.

October 23, 2014

Beginners Guide to Supermarket Shopping in Japan

Here’s a handy guide to common kanji terms that you will find in supermarkets in Japan.

October 1, 2014

Japanese Regional Stereotypes

Crude Kansai and Uptight Tokyo; Where do Japan’s regional stereotypes come from?

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