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Off Broadway: Fukuoka’s Best Burgers?

Nothing beats a good-quality hamburger, and no matter what country you are in, good burgers are usually found at bars. Fukuoka is no exception: Off Broadway¬†on Oyafukodori serves some of the best, if not the absolute best, burgers in town. … Continue reading

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The Hardest Question: Why Did You Come to Japan?

One of the hardest questions that people in Japan ask me is also one of the first questions I received, and one of the most common for every expatriate living here. The question: Why did you come to Japan? Every … Continue reading

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Disc Golf in Fukuoka City

With the end of summer and the onset of moderate fall temperatures, it’s time to get active! Personally, disc golf (also known unofficially as Frisbee golf) is one of my favorite sports, and despite the scarcity of courses in Japan, … Continue reading

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Miyazaki: A Tale of Two Typhoons

Anybody who knows me is aware that I have an unnatural love for sandy beaches and the sea. By that, I mean that I can pass an entire day staring at the ocean from the shore and be more than … Continue reading

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Sakai: Kansai’s Lost City

Let’s leave Kyushu for a moment: I had the privilege to visit Sakai during my recent trip to Osaka, and it really made me think. What most people see as an unattractive, polluted city is actually one of the most … Continue reading

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Tsunami and Earthquake Disaster in Tohoku and Kanto

As I’m sure most of you have heard, the Tohoku and Kanto Regions of Japan have been hit hard by the recent series of tsunamis and earthquakes. I’ve decided to postpone today’s article and instead post information that may be … Continue reading

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