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Christmas Market at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Yokohama Red brick ware house Christmas market is a very popular event.  You can enjoy German style Christmas Market. They have hot wine, sausages, baumkuchen and so on. They light up as Christmas illumination whole place. Their real Christmas tree … Continue reading

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Kang Gamchan Light up

Republic of Korea Navy destroyer, Kang Gamchan is anchored in Yokosuka port. 

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It’s time to write nengajo!

Japanese have a custom of sending New Year’s Day postcards, nengajo, to greet their friends and relatives. It’s similar to the Western custom of sending Christmas cards. Starting with a set greeting, you express your thanks for the relationship of … Continue reading

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Ramen Noodle in Japan

Ramen noodle becomes very popular all over the world. Also ramen noodle is one of the most popular foods in Japan along with curry and rice. There are various kinds of ramen depending on how the soup is made, the … Continue reading

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Charcoal for Hangover remedy

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You many have office parties, family gatherings, and the flowing champagne of New Year’s Eve. Then you may have some ‘hang overs’. The one of the hangover remedy is “bamboo charcoal”. It … Continue reading

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Winter in Japan – What is a Kotatsu?

It is not common to have a central heating in Japan. A Kotatsu is a traditional heating system in Japan, which is a table and a heater combined as one piece of furniture. An electric heater is attached to the … Continue reading

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Japanese Tradition ‘ a year-end-party’

A bonen-kai is a party held sometime between the middle and the end of December every year. People gather to share and shake off the hardships they experienced during the past year, and to prepare for the coming year with … Continue reading

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Shiwasu-another name for December in Japan

In Japan we call December “Shiwasu” which literally means teachers or priests run. It is an expression ‘we are very busy like a bee’. It means usually teachers or priests don’t run even if they are busy, but in December … Continue reading

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Christmas Illumination in Yokosuka Area Part 3

The space in front of Yokosuka Chuo Station is lighting up from  until February 28th 2018. Gas lamp will be lit and Yokosuka Chuo street will be filled with illumination!  

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Christmas Illumination in Yokosuka Area Part 2

Sobu Kindergarden is also well know as decorating wonderful Christmas Illumination! Where: Sobu Kindergarden (Ask Liberty Cove House Concierge) When: From November 27th 2017 to December 25th 2017 Time: 17:00 to 21:00  

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