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Strände in Fukuoka – traumhaftes Fukuma

Bevor ich nach Fukuoka kam, kannte ich Japan nicht als besonders guten Ort, um schwimmen zu gehen. Man hört nichts über jene berühmte Strände in Japan, oder? Aber dann war ich dort: der Strand von Fukuma. Ich habe diesen aus

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Warum Tokyo oder Osaka? Kommt nach Fukuoka!

Seid gewarnt, falls ihr nach Tokyo wollt: Eine neue Studie meint, dass die japanische Hauptstadt eine der teuersten Städte weltweit sei. Japans zweitgrösste Stadt Osaka wird in der Liste der teuersten Städte ebenfalls erwähnt. Besonders für Ausländer ist Japan nicht

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Beaches in Fukuoka – beautiful Fukuma

Before I came to Fukuoka, I didn’t think about Japan as a good place for swimming. You never hear about the famous Japanese beaches, right? But then there it was: Fukuma Beach. We first discovered it accidentally. We wanted to

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Don’t go to Tokyo or Osaka! – Come to Fukuoka

If you want to move to Tokyo, be warned. A new survey says the Japanese capital is one of the most expensive cities in the world. Japan’s second largest city, Osaka, is also mentioned on the list of priciest cities.

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End of the Year 2019 / 2020

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Fukuoka’s Local Dishes 

In this article, we would like to introduce you to traditional meals from Fukuoka Prefecture, which are still being served as local specialties today. First, there is Tonkotsu Ramen (豚骨ラーメン). This special kind of ramen is boiled with pig bones,

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Internship Yuki C.

Yuki C. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Nippon Tsusho Inc. Nationality: Canadian Yuki from Canada talks about her business internship at Nippon Tsusho in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? I have lived in Japan before and most of my

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Fukuoka’s Traditional Food Stalls – Yatai

Yatai (屋台) – these special food stalls are a part of Fukuoka’s culture and are famous in all of Japan. Yatai are small and mobile stalls that are moved by car or manually pulling them through the streets. The stall

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International Meet Up

I was really happy to see that many of you decided to participate in the July exchange event, despite the unfortunate weather! I wasn’t able to talk to all the participants, but I think it was a good experience for

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Internship Zeineb S.

Zeineb S. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Sunnyside Nursery & Preschool Nationality: Austrian Zeineb from Austria talks about her internship at Sunnyside nursery in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? I am very interested in the Japanese culture. It is

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About Teru Teru Bozu Dolls

If the weather has been bad for a long period of period, you can sometimes see little dolls hung up on buildings. These dolls are called “Teru Teru Bozu” (照 る 照 る 坊 主) and are made traditionally by

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Internship Tetsu D.

Tetsu D. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Affinity Nationality: German Tetsu from Germany summarizes his marketing internship at Affinity in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? My mother is from Japan, so I think I have a natural interest in

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Japanese Distance Learning

Learn Japanese from anywhere in the world! For those who want to study Japanese locally, it often can be hard to find a Japanese class nearby. Perhaps you are too busy to attend Japanese classes or a language trip to

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Internship Johanna F.

Johanna F. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Agent Plus Nationality: German Johanna from Germany gives us a summary of her design internship at Agent Plus in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? I am fascinated by the Japanese art style

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Internship Mert Z.

Mert Z. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Team AIBOD Nationality: German Mert from Germany talks about his internship at AIBOD and his time in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? The Japanese language has something to it that keeps me

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