Photos by Joely Santiago

Puppy Travel Diaries: Part One

August 17, 2018
In the very near future, I will embark on an adventure of a lifetime. I’ll be leaving Japan after almost five years and moving back to the U.S.

Life’s a Beach in Shimoda

August 18, 2018
When you think of Japan sparkling, blue-water beaches are probably not what come to mind. I didn’t think that kind of beach existed here.

Giving gifts and tipping in Japan

August 17, 2018
For foreigners new to Japan, guidance toward tipping is usually pretty straightforward: You don’t tip in Japan.
Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

FITNESS: Les Mills a popular workout in Yokosuka

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August 16, 2018
Upon entering a wellness studio at Yokosuka Fleet Recreation Center, I was taken back by the cheerful and enthusiastic atmosphere of the 14 participants about to endure an hour of...
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