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A slice of pizza: Seirinkan


Editor's Note: You hear the scary stories about the corn and mayo on pizza served in Japan. But all pizza in Japan is not like that...

Hands-on animal experience

Mother Bokujo Farm Experience


Mother Farm, aka Mother Bokujo (or マザー牧場 if you are so inclined), is a fantastic family outing approximately 2 hours south of Tokyo...

Road tax season returns: Don’t drive yourself crazy, pay on base


Editor's note: We're reposting this as a friendly reminder to those who have a car. If you don't pay, you'll be walking to work. So...

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- A vendor at the Yokota Officers' Spouses' Club Asian Bazaar adjusts his wares at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 20, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Morse)

YOSC hosts annual spring bazaar


 YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan  -- On April 20 - 21, the Yokota Officers' Spouses' Club will host their annual spring bazaar at the Taiyo...

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Students from Yokota Air Base, Japan, make origami figures during the Light It Up Blue event here April 2, 2013. Statues, buildings and historical monuments were lit up with blue light to raise awareness of autism. The origami figures were used to decorate the inside of the Yokota Community Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Desiree Economides)

“Light It Up Blue” at Yokota


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- On April 2, statues, buildings and historical monuments worldwide light up in blue to spread awareness of...

The views of Mt. Fuji from Kawaguchi-ko Music Forest are spectacular. (Seth Robson/Stars and Stripes)

Kawaguchiko Music Forest in Japan dedicated to instruments


Are you the sort of person who is enchanted by music boxes?

The Kawaguchiko Music Forest is a kind of mecca for those...

Power outages base-wide


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Due to maintenance on the Old West Substation, Yokota will experience power outages throughout the base 6...

Classrooms, such as this one at Baumholder High School, could soon be empty as the Defense Department school system deals with teacher furlough days.

DODEA teachers worried for students as furloughs loom


GRAFENWÖHR, Germany — In more than 35 years of teaching, Rhoda Wilner says she’s experienced few school years as frustrating as...

Photo courtesy of Edo Tokyo Museum

Edo Tokyo museum in Ryogoku


A daunting three-story escalator whisks you away from modern-day Tokyo and plants you face-to-face with the historic Nihon-Bashi,...


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