A Lunar New Year in Yokohama’s Chinatown

I'm not a fan of crowds, however, on Jan. 21st, I boarded a local train and headed to Yokohama's Chinatown to toast the Lunar New Year. Although the vast majority…

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Yokohama Coffee Festival and Japan’s Unique Coffee Culture

I am constantly surprised by the popularity of coffee in Japan. One autumnal Sunday, I set off for the Yokohama Coffee Festival, determined to celebrate Japan's unique coffee culture. Japan…

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6 Day Trips From Yokosuka You Will Love

Japan is reopening! There are so many places I’d love to show visiting family and friends. Here are six day trips from Yokosuka I know they’ll enjoy. I’m excluding Tokyo…

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The Curious Wonder That Is The Cup Of Noodles

All hail the curious creation that is the Cup of Noodles. How many have not had a cup at some point? Japan is known for many things: Karaoke, emojiis, Shinkansen,…

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An Epic 28 Mile Walk From Yokosuka to Tokyo

Why would anyone choose to walk 28 miles from Yokosuka to Tokyo when there was a world-class public transportation system, at a cost of ¥850 ($6.54)? It is hardly an…

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