Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Yasukuni Shrine gives outlook on modern war history

October 22, 2018
Yasukuni Shrine, one of the best known Shinto shrines, has often been seen as a symbol of imperial Japan’s war history. Located near Imperial Palace in the Kudan district of Tokyo...
Photo by Tetsuo Nakahara

in Japan, this will literally drive you up the wall

October 21, 2018
As a kid, I used to dream about how cool it would be to crawl up the walls of skyscrapers like Spiderman. Well, I recently had chance to experience something like it while scaling...

Go to new heights to explore Shinjuku, Tokyo

October 21, 2018
Downtown Shinjuku can be one of the liveliest and most intimate places in Japan with all kinds of subcultures.

Things to do on the way to Shimoda

October 19, 2018
Shimoda, a coastal town located on Japan’s Izu Peninsula, offers sandy white beaches and many must-see attractions, a perfect place for a family vacation. But, getting there can...

5 things to do while traveling solo

October 20, 2018
As any traveler can tell you, traveling alone carries its own benefits and disadvantages. For some people, doing activities by themselves are as easy as putting on a pair of socks.

Lots of great events happening in Japan!

Base Info
October 18, 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 Oct.18)