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Cheap Japanese (Nihongo) Lessons in Fukuoka

Formal nihongo lessons can be very expensive, costing up to ¥3000 per hour for a two month course.  While it may be a worthwhile investment it is important to learn about the alternatives available in Fukuoka.  Not too many people know that there are Japanese Classes conducted by volunteers.  These are semi-formal classes conducted by..uhm…volunteers, …

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Getting Around (Subway)

You will eventually learn to use the subway and bus on your own when you travel to Fukuoka but here are some useful places to start.

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Fukuoka Emergency Numbers

First things first in Fukuoka.  Jot down these numbers and put it in your wallet or your ketai (cellphone). Here are some important information on Fukuoka: Ambulance: Residential phone, dial 119. Payphone:  push the red emergency button, then dial 119 Police: Dial 110 Phone number for obtaining disaster information: 0180-99-9595 Fire: 119 Warn others too …