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Kanto fireworks festivals

Editor's Note: Lots of great fireworks are lighting up the sky, including Aug. 1 in Yokohama. Hundreds of thousands of people will be...

Dive into some fun at pools and water parks!

Editor's note: There's lots of pools and water parks that are open for business, so get off base and check them out. (this was updated July 24)...

Florence Falls in Lichfield National Park, Australia. (Photo by Seth Robson/Stars and Stripes)

Litchfield National Park boasts natural beauty, diverse wildlife

Hikers who “go walkabout” in Australia’s Northern Territory often find themselves tramping down the land rather than climbing hills and mountains...

Planes pass over the Tokyo Gate Bridge. Photo by Manish Prabhune

Tokyo Gate Bridge at night

Early in 2012, from my apartment in Edogawa Ward, I started to see some new blueish shining structure in the Tokyo Bay area. I didn't know what it...

Cool down with some classical tunes

Midsummer is known as the season for outdoor rock concerts.  However, listening to symphonies and other orchestral music at an acoustic music hall...

Summer Festival Guide '13

FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL

Headliners: Nine Inch Nails, Bjork, Cure
If last year’s headliners Stone Roses,...

Photo by Tetsuo Nakahara

Summer Jamming 101

It’s summertime and that means it’s time for music fans to crank up their adrenalin! From now through September, there will be tons of great...

Dancers in full swing at the Omotesando Swingin' Ball, May 2013

It's a swing thing

Back in the 1980s and ’90s, a dance revival was taking the world’s inner-city basements by storm. The Lindy Hop—a Harlem swing dance from the pre-...

Habushu  Photo courtesy of Michelle Madden

Okinawa: A brief off-season visit during rainy season

Recently I had the opportunity to visit Okinawa during the rainy season. Due to it being off-season there were not many tourists and so it was a...

Take time to explore the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum. (Photo courtesy of David Hallman)

Japanese Overseas Migration Museum

History buffs looking to escape the crowds and endless shopping near the Yokohama waterfront need only to make a slight detour from the bustle of...

The Hiroshima Castle in all its glory (Photos by Chantelle Silva)

A Walk Around Hiroshima Castle

The sun was shining and there was a cool breeze in the air - the perfect day for a morning stroll....

The hike between Lake Chuzenji and Lake Yunoko over the Senjogahara Plateau in Nikko National Park offers a chance to experience some rare bucolic beauty.

National park offers pilgrimage to relieve stress

It is unfortunate that most military families make Nikko a fast one-day or weekend trip and never travel beyond Lake Chuzenji in Nikko National...

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