Tokyo's most stunning cherry blossoms spots

March 20, 2018
Perhaps one of the most frequently asked questions I get about Japan is “where are the best places to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo?” and the shortest answer to that is everywhere.

From pizza to tacos, B612 has it all across from Hardy Barracks

Restaurant Guide
March 16, 2018
Situated across the street from Hardy Barracks, B612 Nishiazabu is a new restaurant serving up a wide range of food. With signage touting pizza and sandwiches, B612 offers slices...

2 affordable options when staying in Tokyo

March 17, 2018
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – Staying overnight in Tokyo is not cheap. Even the most inexpensive hotels in Tokyo cost hundreds of dollars per night and both space and availability...
 Pronunciation key: “A” is short (like “ah”); “E” is short (like “get”); “I” is short (like “it”); “O” is long (like “old”); “U” is long (like “tube”); and “AI” is a long “I” (like “hike”). Most words are pronounced with equal emphasis on each syllable, but “OU” is a long “O” with emphasis on that syllable.

Speakin’ Japanese: Sakura shout-out

March 21, 2018
A symbol of spring in Japan, cherry blossoms or “sakura” are enjoyed throughout Japan.
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