You are stationed in Japan for the first time. You just got your government driver’s license, purchased a car at the lemon lot, filed all the proper paperwork and paid road taxes.
And now you’re revved up to drive off base and explore Japan.
When we ask for help from someone, we will need to let him or her know that we are facing some kind of difficulty. Here’s a phrase to help us explain our situation. “Komatte imasu” means “I’m in trouble
Kouri-jima is an island by Okinawa’s northwest shore of Nakijin peninsula. It is known for being a remote island easily accessible by car, which is a draw for many tourists. Though small in size (773 acres of land in a 4.9-mile circumference), Kouri can be big fun.
My parents and I hopped in a car and made our way earlier this month for a quick...
The Land of Rising Sun is home to many amazing tourist attractions. You may have been told to visit Kyoto and Nara, or an MWR tour may already have taken you on a trip to Mount Fuji. But here are some places I recommend that I think you'll enjoy.
Throughout the summer, Japan’s night skies light up with the brilliance of “hanabi,” or fireworks. With more than 80 fireworks festivals scheduled nationwide, you’re sure to have an opportunity to catch one during your stay.
Omura City in Nagasaki Prefecture is known for centuries of blacksmithing tradition. It was after the Battle of Dannoura 800 years ago, when Yukiyasu Naminohira of the Heike Clan settled in the region in 1474.