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Train lined: Keihin Kyuko (or Keikyu) and Japan Railways (JR)Passenger trains are a great way to travel to almost anywhere in Japan.  The advantages of riding th...
Japanese National Defense Academy (NDA)Yokosuka City is the site of a large naval harbor, which is shared by the U.S. Navy (USN) and Japan ...
New construction project -- Western-style house on high ground (Part 1)Our new construction house project is now underway in Yokosuka's Shonan Takatori suburb! The curr...
The rainy season will soon arriveIn Japan, May and June are months when the cool spring weather slowly gets warmer, new green leaves ...
The most popular type of bread, called 食パン (Shoku-Pan)Cooked rice is a staple food, eaten almost every day since olden days in Japan.  Agricultural techni...
海軍カレー (Kaigun Ka-reh), which means "Navy Curry (Rice)"Back in 1998, Yokosuka City, for purposes of boosting tourism, declared curry rice as its official f...
Introducing Miura CityIn this article, we will take a look at Miura City, which is located to the south of Yokosuka City a...
DEPA-CHIKA (デパ地下)When it comes to U.S. and Japanese military facilities in Japan, Yokosuka Navy Base is pretty unique...
Restaurant "Amalfi Marina Blu"."Verny Park" is located a short walking distance from the main gate of Yokosuka Navy Base (CFAY). It...
The character 百/hyaku = one hundred, 発/hatsu = shots, and 中/chu = hitsMoving from one dwelling to another is a complicated process and requires planning and execution of ...
横須賀市自然・人文博物館 / YOKOSUKA-SHI SHIZEN・JINBUN HAKUBUTSU-KAN横須賀市自然・人文博物館 / YOKOSUKA-SHI SHIZEN・JINBUN HAKUBUTSU-KAN or "Yokosuka Museum of Nature and the Humani...
横須賀芸術劇場 / Yokosuka Geijustsu Geki-joClub Alliance is located prominently by the main gate of Yokosuka Navy Base (CFAY -- see link at bot...
Special types of Japanese furnitureIn previous articles, which you can find in our webpage "Staff Blog", we explained some things about...
Popular Alcohol in Japan:"Highball"A popular alcoholic beverage nowadays in Japan is simple cocktail called: ハイボール or"Highball". It can...
Places to visit in Yokosuka:"Soleil no Oka"There is a very nice and large park located on a bluff along the west coast of Yokosuka City. It is ...
Introduction of Yokosuka's greats:"Blue Eyed Samurai" "Miura Anjin"Yokosuka is a port city, and its main harbors face the busy sea lanes of Tokyo Bay, where ships from...
Even the gorilla is surprised! Renovating a house with Japanese harmony -- "WA/和" (Part 3)March 3, 2023 -- House Rebuilding Project Even the gorilla is surprised! Renovating a house with ...
Commercial Facilities in YokosukaIn Yokosuka City, the commercial center and retail shopping area is concentrated around Yokosuka Chu...
About Yokosuka CityYokosuka City is located, south of Yokohama and Tokyo on the Miura Peninsula, which has lots of natu...
Kannonzaki ( 観音崎 )There is a beautiful park and scenic area in eastern Yokosuka, facing Tokyo Bay, near Cape Kannon --...
銭あるときは銭なき日を思え (ZENI ARU TOKI WA ZENI NAKIHI WO OMO-E).There is a well-worn proverb in Japan which goes as follows: 銭あるときは銭なき日を思え (ZENI ARU TOKI WA ZENI NA...
Onigiri, a very popular comfort food in JapanIn this article, we will take a look at a very popular Japanese comfort food, which in the West is c...
Renovation project for a "Hidden House on a Hill" (Part 1)Janury 14, 2023 Renovation project for a "Hidden House on a Hill" (Part 1) Renovation work has...
HEISEI-CHO (平成町)Japanese cities and towns are divided into districts or neighborhoods, called: "CHO" (町). So, for ex...
Natsushima Shell Mound (夏島貝塚, Natsushima KAI-ZUKA)Yokosuka City is located on the verdant and hilly Miura Peninsula, where people have been living for...
Even the gorilla is surprised! Renovating a house with Japanese harmony -- "和" (Part 2)January 1, 2023 Even the gorilla is surprised! Renovating a house with Japanese harmony -- "和" (P...
京浜急行 "Keihin Kyuko" (or "Kei-Kyu")Yokosuka City is located on the Miura Peninsula and is the southernmost urban area of the huge Tokyo...
automatic vending machines ( 自動販売機 JIDO HANBAI KI )When driving or walking around in Yokosuka City and the Miura Peninsula areas, it is easy to notice ...
花の国 (HANA NO KUNI)One special characteristic of Yokosuka City is that some of its large parks are located on land whic...
"SHOCHU" (焼酎)A previous article about the beer-like mixed drink called "Hoppy" (see link at bottom) mentioned "SH...
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