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Exploring Nara: Delve deeper into this beautiful, deer-loving city

Travel
December 11, 2018
Tucked away to the south of Kyoto lies another of Japan’s ancient capitals, Nara.
Photo courtesy of TNS

How to avoid overpacking for a long trip

News
December 11, 2018
Travel requires a lot of patience and meticulous planning. Sometimes, that means bringing a whole lot of stuff.
AP photo

Is Pachinko really 'just a game' in Japan?

News
December 09, 2018
Whether simply playing games or gambling, who can resist a chance to win? It’s human nature.
Photo courtesy of Yomiuriland

Japan's all lit up for the holidays

Travel
December 10, 2018
From late autumn through winter, elaborate and colorful light displays – from the northern island of Hokkaido to the southern islands of Okinawa – ring in the holiday spirit with...

Lots of great events happening in Japan!

Base Info
November 28, 2018
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 Nov. 28)