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Survival of the quietest: Flying with kids

Ok, maybe I’m bragging … but our daughter has been to 27 countries in 6 years. Considering we only have one child, this is fairly easy for us to...
Photos by Shoji Kudaka

Dragons abound in Okinawa

If you travel along the recently-opened Nishikaigan Road towards Naha Airport from Camp Foster, on your left you’ll find a pair of giant pillars...

Hey, treasure hunters, try geocaching in Japan!

Visit any popular tourist destination in Japan, and it’s likely that you won’t be too far away from a Geocache. However, unless you’re looking for...

Photos by Samantha Lymburn-Law

Looking to explore Tokyo? Hardy Barracks' location perfect

Being stationed in Japan, the opportunity to visit a city like Tokyo is one you can’t pass up. A day trip is always nice, but what about for...
Entrance of Missho Kikkawa. Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Old samurai town of Murakami gives you taste, smell of past

Located on the northernmost part of Niigata Prefecture, Murakami has the look, feel and smell of a classical Japanese town, making for a great...

Mishima Skywalk: Photo courtesy of Ryota Kaneko

Mishima: Water, history & Mt. Fuji

Located at the entrance of Fuji Hakone Izu National Park, Mishima is a city of clean spring water. It offers several natural beauty spots...

International Destinations: There are so many things to do in Coron

When I first stepped out into Busuanga’s airport in Coron, Palawan, I immediately felt like I was in the movie The Beach and Leonardo DiCaprio...
Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Kannonzaki filled with plenty of history, stunning views

With the completion of the cherry blossom season, Japan turns its gaze towards summer, which happens to be the best time for hiking. If you are...

Take in the beauty of Kanmuriyama Park

Kanmuriyama Park is located about an hour away from Iwakuni, in a lovely beach town called Hikari. The park is probably most famous for their...
Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Namamugi: Town that changed the history of Japan

Namamugi, where the Kirin Yokohama Beer Village is located, is a town filled with interesting history and attractions.

Aside from the...

Landmark Tower

Take a Yokohama history tour

It took just one hundred and sixty years to transform this sleepy fishing village into the second largest city in Japan.
 
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Discover the godly island near Iwakuni

If you are stationed on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, or happen to be visiting there, you will definitely want to check out Kintaikyo Bridge...

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