A two-hour drive west from Misawa AB gets you to Kuroishi, an attractive city that is home to impressive streets filled in traditional wooden arcades, an abundance of pristine hot springs and a local craft art museum.
The Misawa International Club and Misawa Air Base leadership held their first Japan Day in 1988 to strengthen the community and share Japanese heritage. Thirty-one years later, these sentiments remain as the base and community celebrated the event again on April 6.
Cherry blossom peaks vary from area to area in Japan. Misawa City, as well as the Aomori Prefecture, feature many local events, offering attendees opportunities to continue building partnerships among their Japanese neighbors.
Locale, a 10-minutes walk from Sagamihara Housing Area, is popular among locals thanks to the highly-reputable chef Toshiharu Nakamura, who has used his training to create a unique take on Italian food.
It’s necessary to give yourself some alone time to unwind and go over the day and what better way than with a tasty meal. This is especially important in Tokyo, the best place for solo dining in the world.
A tasty and traditional dish of Japan awaits just a quick 10-minute bus ride from Hardy Barracks. If you find yourself in the area, or possibly staying overnight, Udon SAKAIDE is the perfect place to experience a great-tasting version of the Japanese udon noodles.