Take part in Japan beer competition in Yokohama Jan. 26-28

With 32 Japanese craft breweries battling it out, the 2018 Japan Brewers Cup is set to take place Jan. 26-28, and you are invited...
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Tokyo strolls: Daikanyama


Tokyo is filled with so many wonderful nooks and crannies. Some neighborhoods belong to a must-see and touristy category, but then...

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Train City: A newbie’s first adventure to fast-paced Tokyo


It wasn’t until after I’d arrived in Tokyo that I realized why I’d wanted to go there for so long. It was because I’d read too much...

Enoshima's Winter Illumination offers the 'WOW' factor


Japan’s winters have become one of my favorite seasons while living overseas. What I look forward to every year are the magnificent...

Hey! Get off base and check out these events in Japan!

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 Jan. 13...

LITTLE OKINAWA: Southern isles and south-of-the-border converge in Tokyo


There is no towering Ryukyu gate. There are no ‘shisa’ lion statutes standing guard. Just a few Okinawan restaurants and grocers...

Exploring Auckland in Three Days


We picked Auckland to be our base during our time on the northern island. Everybody connects with the destinations they visit...

5 Reasons Why I Invest in Travel, Not Things


If my mom’s English was good enough and she read this post, she would probably not talk to me for a long time. My mother-in-law...

Majestic Mount Kuromori (Photos by Malcome Larcens)

Tazawako Ski Resort

Now that the first snow has fallen and some of the ski resorts are open, it's time to think about skiing and snowboarding....


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