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Moxibustion: Feel the burn

Travel
February 21, 2017
With the cold of winter upon us, many people will begin to “feel” the weather. Lower backs will hurt, while bones and joints will ache just a little more than normal as the...

‘Little Edo’ on Kanto Plain offers superb one-day stroll

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February 21, 2017
Streets lined with traditional clay-walled warehouses, a three-tiered bell tower, a majestic castle and numerous Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples make Kawagoe a highlight of...
Courtesy of Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum

Ancient art on display in Tokyo

Travel
February 17, 2017
What they lack in size, they can make up in value.Netsuke, or miniature carvings from ivory, bone or wood, were a way to carry items while wearing a pocket-less kimono.

Hey! Get off base and check out these events!

Base Info
February 17, 2017
Editor's note: There's a lot of stuff happening off base, so read below and then head off for some fun! (This was updated Feb. 17)

Check out Flower Festivals on Japan

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February 22, 2017
NAGASAKI HUIS TEN BOSCH TULIP FESTIVAL & (Nagasaki prefecture): Feb.

The first and last: Japan’s Yawata Steel Works a WWII target

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February 16, 2017
Many places in Japan suffered repeat bombings in World War II, but only one had the dubious distinction of being the first, and among the last, hit by B-29s.