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Smell the roses at park in Yokohama and Yokosuka

While Japan has just enjoyed a chain of holidays “Golden Week” with fine weather, a walk through your neighborhood or local park will give you the opportunity to see early summer flowers, such as roses and wisteria.

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Oshino Village in Yamanashi: Exploring the home of pure water

Oshino Village is home to a set of eight ponds that were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2013.

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Atami 1-day itinerary: Exploring castle & hot springs resort town in Shizuoka

The following is a recommended sightseeing course starting from Atami Station, which includes all that you would like to do in Atami, such as hot spas, gourmet seafood dishes, and relaxation at the beach.

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VIDEO: Virtual Vacation: Yamaguchi, Japan

Welcome to virtual vacation video series where we can explore destinations from the comfort of our homes.


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5 Sapporo hotels with great breakfasts

Heading to Hokkaido? Consider staying at a hotel in Sapporo known for its breakfast offerings.

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Video: Exploring Japan: Stray into Jurassic, feudal ages near Fukui Station

A 3.5-hour train ride from Tokyo, Fukui Prefecture is known as Dinosaur kingdom as 80 percent of Japan’s dinosaur fossils are found in the prefecture.


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Stars and Stripes can help you customize calendars!

Have a favorite family photo, snapshot of an adorable pet or a picture that just makes you smile? Or maybe you want to do something special for your unit or or office staff? Why not customize a calendar!

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Stars and Stripes can help you customize T-shirts, tote bags!

Stars and Stripes’ Printshop now offers customized T-shirts and tote bags.

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Video: Speakin' Japanese lesson: What a great view!

The 150-year-old Shiriyazaki Lighthouse is one of the oldest of its kind in Japan. You’ll find this impressive lighthouse at Cape Shiriyazaki, the northeasternmost point of Honsyu.

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VIDEO: Unique museum tells what makes inland off Iwakuni the “Hawaii of Setouchi”

Located off the coast of Iwakuni, Suo-Oshima is known as “Hawaii of Setouchi” thanks to its beautiful landscape, sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, along with Hawaiian-style attire, customs, and look of its residents.

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Taste of Japan: Sushi, price right at Sushizanmai in Roppongi

Sushi is one of the most popular washoku dishes in Japan. No matter where you go in the country, you’ll have plenty of options of fresh sushi and sashimi spots to choose from.

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Taste of Japan: Restaurant in morning market near Misawa serves up fresh seafood

If you are located on Misawa Air Base and want to enjoy delicious, local fresh raw fish nearby, Minato Shokudo is where you want to go.

Photo Of Yokosuka Port Market a foodie paradise in Japan

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Yokosuka Port Market a foodie paradise in Japan

If you are on or around Yokosuka Naval Base and looking for a pleasant local food experience or some nice souvenirs for your friends, head to the Yokosuka Port Market.

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Monday Museum Blues: Ebina Romancecar Museum near NAF Atsugi

I hate Mondays. Not because it’s the beginning of the work week or a fat cat told me to, but because almost all the museums are closed.

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