Let’s peek nice old times in Yokosuka

This is the link you can see late 70s and early 80s in Yokosuka.

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Top 3 most popular Japanese snacks for foreigners

When you go to Japanese super market stores or convenience stores, Japanese snacks may catch your eyes. Their packages are very colorful and look very delicious. They could be good for presents from Japan. Good size and not heavy. I will introduce top 3 most popular Japanese snacks.

  1. KITKAT

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You may recognize the name – of course. We have regular kitkat but flavors are variety – Maple syrup, Lemon cheese cake, apple vinegar, adding cookies… Even there are ‘Wasabi’ and ‘soy-sauce’ as well. Some of them are released locally.

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  1. Gyagariko (じゃがりこ)

They are potato snacks with French-fires shape. Some flavors are limited at special areas. The most popular flavor is Curry. They have also salad, cheese, pizza, basil tomato and so on. They are good to go with beer!

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  1. Gummi Candy

Japanese gummi’s hardness is different depending on the company. You can taste actual flavor too. Sometime gummi includes collagen and Vitamins. They are very popular especially for ladies.

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Liberty House Yokosuka apartment available now

Liberty House Yokosuka apartments are available now. This apartment is for long term tenants only. Minimum 1 year lease.

If you are interested in, please contact more details at reservations@liberty-cove-house.com

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Modern diseases in Japan: Hay fever / Pollen allergy

You may see lots Japanese people are wearing mask these days.

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Research* shows that 32.2 percent of Japanese have symptoms of hay fever now. It’s an allergy which is caused by the pollen of certain plants coming into contact with the mucous membranes of human noses and eyes. It’s such a common problem in Japan that these days the weather forecasts also include a pollen dispersal forecast.

This kind of device would help…..

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If you go to eye-glasses store, you may see the eye protect glasses.

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This is the nose plug.

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This is the medication to apply inside nose.

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Today is Vernal Equinox Day

Today is Vernal Equinox Day in Japan and it is national holiday.

The day when the sun reaches the vernal equinox, and the length of day and night is equal. Vernal Equinox Day also fall on the main day of a seven-day Buddhist memorial service called Higan, and many Japanese people visit their family graves on those days.

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Grand Sumo Tournament in Yokosuka

Grand Sumo Tournament is held at Yokosuka Arena this spring.

Japanese Sumo fans are very excited for this season because Kisenosato became first Japanese-born yokozuna in almost two decades.

 

When : Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Where : Yokosuka Arena (Yokosuka City synthesis physical education hall)

Tickets : You need to purchase a ticket in advance

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Liberty Cove House Staff 8

Name : 

Yoshie Motoyama

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Position : 

Customer Relations Officer

Profile: 

  • Living in North America last 10 years.
  • 12 years in managerial positions.
  • Worked in international sales marketing dealing with North American, Asian and European companies.
  • Worked at a 5-star resort hotel in the Maldives
  • Worked for a lighting fixture company coordinating large events for clients during the Winter and Summer Olympics.

Hobby:

  • I was a scuba dive instructor working in the Pacific Northwest and also in Asia. Although I do not teach anymore I still enjoy recreational diving.
  • I love to read and my Kindle is always by my side.
  • I love traveling to new places and experiencing new cultures.

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Things I am into lately:

I recently adopted a kitten and I can’t resist his cuteness!

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Message to our customers:

Liberty Cove House was established in November 2013 and is now in its 4th year of operation. We have been able to successfully accommodate many people throughout these years. I would like to thank all of our current and past customers for choosing Liberty Cove House. Exceeding your expectations will be my constant mission. If there is anything I or our staff can do to make your stay more comfortable please to not hesitate in asking. I will do my best to meet your needs!

 

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Liberty Cove House Staff 7

Name : 

Satoko Benard

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Position : 

Liberty Cove House Concierge

Profile: 

Having grown up in Yokosuka.

I have lived in Atlanta for a few years with my husband

Hobby:

Gardening I grow a lot of vegetables in my garden

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Things I am into lately:

Muscle training, Boxercise, Yoga

Message to our customers:

 I will always provide the best service anytime as a concierge. I sincerely hospitality and I want to keep in touch with customers. Please ask me if there is anything I can do for you.

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Liberty Cove House Staff 6

Name : 

Mitsuru Shimizu

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Position : 

Liberty Cove House Concierge

Profile: 

Stayed six years in the United States as a student, five years in Denver and a year in Los Angeles, from 1992 to 1998.

Formerly worked for an medical publisher as a production editor

Hobby:

skiing, tennis, fishing

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Things I am into lately:

Cycling

Message to our customers:

I love planning domestic trips regardless of whether it is my trip or others’ like checking train time tables, finding various routes, making reservations, etc., so please let me know if you are interested in trips and need information.  I will produce an excellent schedule.

 

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Liberty Cove House Staff 5

Name : 

Katsuyoshi Shimizu

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Position : 

Liberty Cove House Concierge

Profile: 

Majored English literature at the University.

Studied abroad in New Zealand and Canada.

10 years of professional experience in customer service.

Hobby:

Shopping , Drinking  

Things I am into lately:

I am into snowboarding recently.

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Message to our customers:

Thank you very much for staying at Liberty Cove House. Please ask about Japanese Ski Resorts. I can advise you the best plan. There are many good Ski Resorts in Japan. Thank you.

 

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