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Update

As you may have noticed, I haven’t been posting on this site very much. Unfortunately, that will not be changing in the near future. I have been occupied with work and other matters, and this blog has become a bit too … Continue reading

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Administrative Note (Policy)

Hi everyone, I want to start by thanking you all for your constructive and fascinating responses to Living in Japan Without Being a Gaijin. This post has been getting a lot of hits in the last couple of days, mostly thanks … Continue reading

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Small Update: URL Change

This is just a short administrative message. Finding Fukuoka has a new URL: http://www.findingfukuoka.com! The old WordPress URL will still work, but it will redirect to the new URL. Happy reading! 🙂

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Fukuoka Makes an Appearance in the New York Times

A lovely article promoting Fukuoka has appeared in the travel section of the New York Times. The author, Ingrid K. Williams, kindly interviewed me over a bowl of ramen in Tenjin, and also talked with some of the staff at the local … Continue reading

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Ohori Firework Display 2012

The 50th Ohori Firework Display (Ohori Hanabi Taikai) is less than a month away! This is one of Fukuoka’s biggest displays, featuring 6,000 fireworks and an approximate attendance of 450,000 people (last year’s attendance). Fireworks are launched from the island … Continue reading

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New Osaka Guidebook in the Works!

I have posted some information and the first sneak peak of my new guidebook, Osaka Insider: A Travel Guide for Osaka Prefecture over at my Osaka Insider blog. The guidebook will be published in late 2011 or early 2012. If … Continue reading

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Fukuoka Subway System Symbols: Hakozaki Line

The Fukuoka City Subway system is unique in that each station has its own symbol, a depiction showing something characteristic about the district or area that station is in. Continuing on from a previous post covering the symbols of the … Continue reading

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