Staff Blog

Plum trees blossom in YokosukaWinters in Yokosuka City and the Miura Peninsula areas are comparatively mild, and generally, there ...
New House with rooftop tower-room -- Like a pointy hat 🏠(Part 2)New House with rooftop tower-room -- Like a pointy hat🏠 (Part 2)   Many of you may have longed...
Earthquakes in JapanIn this article we will take a quick look at what to do in case of a disaster situation caused by an...
The Mikasa Park near CFAYJust a short walking distance from the back gate (Womble Gate) of Yokosuka Navy Base (CFAY), is a ni...
Japanese food: KorokkeDelicious and satisfying staple meals, also called "comfort foods", are found in all countries aroun...
Washing/Drying your clothesIn preparation for the New Year, houses and apartments will be deep cleaned, in a way that almost ha...
Furniture shop in YokosukaIn this article we will take a look at furniture.  In many cases, our U.S. military-related customer...
New construction project (Part 3) --The flow of time & Harmony between pine tree and house🎌The flow of time & Harmony between pine tree and house -- New construction project (Part 3) We ar...
The Countdown 2024 event in Yokosuka!One notable and happy characteristic of the year 2023, has been Japan's emergence from the COVID-19 ...
Living in a Japanese apartmentNowadays, in the Yokosuka City and Miura Peninsula areas, there are numerous modern and well-constru...
Things to do on December in JapanAccording to Japan's old traditional calendar, the month of December is called: 師走, "Shiwasu", which...
Medical care in YokosukaMedical care is available in Yokosuka, both inside the Navy base (CFAY) and out in town.  U.S. Naval...
Japanese sleeping bed: Futon (布団)In this article we will take a look at the way of traditional Japanese sleeping.  Western style beds...
Get to know about Yokosuka!Yokosuka has a less populated western coastal district, which faces Sagami Bay (with great views of ...
New House with rooftop tower-room -- Like a pointy hat  (Part 1)Hello! I am Rashid, a newcomer who joined the company in September. Currently, construction of a ...
Features of Japanese house🏠 The cooler fall weather has arrived in the Yokosuka City and Miura Peninsula areas.  It follows a re...
New construction project -- Western-style house on high ground🏰 (Part 3)New construction project -- Western-style house on high ground  (Part 3) A new house for future r...
New construction house in Mabori Kaigan (Part 1) ~Enchanted by a chic appearance~New construction house in Mabori Kaigan (Part 1) ~Enchanted by a chic appearance~ Hello! I'm N...
"Tomyo-Do" history in YokosukaWay back in the year 1603, the top leader of Japan, called 将軍 "Shogun", established a new capitol ci...
Fireworks: Yokosuka City on 15 October 2023The Japanese word for fireworks is 花火 (Hana-bi), 花 = flower and 火 = fire.  As you can see, the combi...
Family restaurant: "Fami-Resu" (ファミレス)In this article we will look at a restaurant which is also well-known in America, called "Denny's". ...
Politeness (Tate-mae:建前) in JapanThis article will offer a brief overview of "politeness" in Japan.  One of the things foreign visito...
"Umi Kaze Koen"(うみかぜ公園)Among the parks and recreation areas in Yokosuka, there is a unique place called "Umi Kaze Koen" -- ...
New construction project -- Western-style house on high ground🏰 (Part 2)As the season changes and we move into September, the autumn breeze can begin to be gradually felt -...
"Base properties"In this article, we will take a brief look at the unique housing market in Yokosuka City and the sur...
Japanese Summer Vacation This article is being written in mid-August, a time during which many Japanese people enjoy summer v...
Sounds of summer in JapanSummertime in Japan is very warm and humid.  During periods of really hot days, the government will ...
Introducing HayamaIn previous articles on our Staff Blog, we briefly introduced the scenic & laid-back west coast area...
Japanese highway systemWhen you start living in your new house or apartment in the Yokosuka City or Miura Peninsula area, y...
Japanese food: Shabu-shabu" (しゃぶしゃぶ).In a previous article (linked below), we briefly introduced Japan's meat barbecue restaurants (焼肉屋 "...
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