The picturesque Nachi Waterfall

Adventuring in Kumano: A visit to Nachi Falls and surrounding waterfalls

November 15, 2018
When you reach Mount Nachi you'll discover this area has to much to offer, from places of worship to breathtaking views. It’s definitely a destination you should not miss when you...

Musing over Mie

November 14, 2018
Mie Prefecture is one of Japan’s best-kept secrets, the kind of destination that you would only share with your close friends.

From Misawa, take a day trip along Route 103

November 12, 2018
Misawa finds itself very close to plenty of water; the Pacific
Photos by Tetsuo Nakahara

Immerse yourself in Iwakuni's culture & community

November 16, 2018
Looking down at the river and mountains from the observation room atop Iwakuni Castle, I could easily imagine why a feudal-time lord built his castle here.
Photos courtesy of Runsystem Co.

Comic books and more in Japanese manga cafes

November 16, 2018
Check out Japan's comic book cafés

Lots of great events happening in Japan!

Base Info
October 31, 2018
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 Oct.31)