Photos by MC2 Michael Doan

Explore Yokohama Minato Mirai

November 17, 2017
Minato Mirai 21 is a large suburb in Yokohama that offers plenty of popular sites to explore for first timers and returning visitors alike.
“Disney Gifts of Christmas” (Photos courtesy of Tokyo Disney Resort)

Christmas coming to Tokyo Disney

November 15, 2017
It’s time once again to ring in the Christmas season at Tokyo Disneyland. Christmas trees, sparkling illuminations and Disney-themed events and entertainment will help to create a...

4 off-peak travel tips

November 14, 2017
Traveling in the off season can be quite beneficial. First, there is the cost savings; from flights to hotels, car rentals and attractions — everything costs less when the peak...
Photos by Sarah Hodge

Kamakura more than just a great Buddha

November 10, 2017
A convenient 20-minute train ride from Yokosuka or approximately one hour from Tokyo Station, Kamakura is a fantastic choice for a day trip that offers visitors a variety of...
Photos by Tetsuo Nakahara, Stripes Japan

In the footsteps of ancients

November 11, 2017
A hawk glides above Mount Tamaki’s 3,000-year-old cedars as I follow in the footsteps of hundreds of thousands before me who have made the pilgrimage to Tamaki Shrine over the...

Hey! Get off base and check out these events in Japan!

Base Info
November 17, 2017
Editor's note: There's a lot of stuff happening off base, so read below and then head off for some fun!