You don’t have to drive long to reach Hakone, a famous tourist spot in Japan, if you’re stationed in the Kanto-area bases.
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 experiences: towering bamboo groves, mysterious caves, elegant Buddhist vegetarian cuisine, and hands-on workshops that will leave a lasting impression of this ancient capital.
As someone who loves spicy food, summer is the time I am most excited about.
Streets lined with traditional clay-walled warehouses, a three-tiered bell tower, a majestic castle and numerous Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples make Kawagoe a highlight of eastern Japan.
Cherry blossom season is finally back! You may notice pops of pink blooms on the trees in your neighborhood. According to the Japanese metrological agency, sakura will bloom in Tokyo on March 18 this year, so make plans now to visit the city’s photogenic spots.