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Seats on the American Airlines Airbus A319 are seen at Dallas Fort Worth Airport in Fort Worth, Texas on Aug. 14. Photo by Mike Fuentes, Bloomberg

Your in-flight movie screen is going extinct

Travel
April 27, 2017
Book a domestic flight on any of the Big Three U.S. airlines, and you won’t be sure whether the seat in front of you has a screen. Some do, while most don’t. Eventually maybe none...
Rinshunkaku, which dates back to 1649. Photo by Rey Waters

Yokohama Sankeien Garden: History contained in a beautiful garden

Travel
April 26, 2017
Yokohama is covered with beautiful parks and gardens.

A walk in the sky above Shinjuku

Travel
April 23, 2017
Downtown Shinjuku can be one of the liveliest and most intimate places in Japan with all kinds of subcultures.
Photos by Tetsuo Nakahara, Stripes Japan

A look at Nagasaki then & now

Travel
April 23, 2017
Nagasaki was Japan’s first prefecture to open its doors to the outside world in the 19th century. Today, the Western influences of those early years are preserved in the many...
Johnmarth Perez rides the final leg of "The Forgotten Trail" in Hinonde, Japan, on Feb. 4. Perez is relatively new to mountain biking, but not cycling, and as he transistions from his road bike, this trail helps to develop his climbing chops. Jensen Walker/Special to Stars and Stripes
From Stripes.com

Hit the bike trails near Yokota

Travel
April 23, 2017
The maze of buildings and streets that surrounds Yokota Air Base seems a world away from the rugged trails favored by mountain bikers.

Hey! Get off base and check out these events!

Base Info
April 29, 2017
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 April 29)