Autumn Activities In Japan: Pick Your Own Produce

  I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite activities in the fall is hunting around farms to pick your produce while looking at the fall foliage. There’s something so fun around finding the perfect piece of fruit or vegetables to take home and eat later during the best season of the year. …

Uji, Japan: Matcha  Tasting And Available Activities

  I love matcha! Drinking matcha, matcha desserts, matcha tea, latte, if it exists in the form of matcha, I want it! My love for matcha recently took me to one of the most popular cities in Japan – Uji. This town is uniquely known to produce the best matcha (green tea powder) in the …

Best Locations To See Fall Foliage In Tokyo, Japan

  When most people think of Japan and the best time to visit for beautiful nature scenery, they often think of spring during cherry blossom season. While this is a gorgeous time to visit, the autumn foliage season also offers impressive sights. With the changing fall tree colors, you won’t want to miss this exciting …

Japanese Chopsticks Etiquette Tips

Japanese Etiquette – The Do’s and Don’ts of Visiting Japan

Japanese Etiquette – The Do’s and Don’ts of Visiting Japan Are you thinking of visiting Japan? If so, there are some Japanese etiquette tips you should know before heading here. Japan is considered to be one of the most hospitable locations. Everyone in Japan is taught to be very polite and well-mannered, and it is …

Kurihama Flower Park. family-friendly park

Favorite Family Friendly Park Near Yokosuka Base

Favorite Family-Friendly Park Near Yokosuka Base If you’re stationed at Yokosuka Base, finding things to do on a budget can be challenging. Especially if you’ve just arrived here and don’t know the area very well. As I’ve grown to know the area better, I’ve found that parks are a great way to get outdoors and …

How do I apply for a Japanese library card as a SOFA member?

  How do I apply for a Japanese library card as a SOFA member? Wondering how you can get apply for a Japanese library card as a SOFA member? Not to worry, I’ve been through it already and will provide the details on what worked for me and what didn’t so you can have the …