Kanagawa Prefecture

Shonan’s local cuisine is literally “a little fishy”

Aug 31, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

The Shonan area is synonymous with “laidback beach culture,” so it is safe to assume the local fare is geared towards enjoying time by the sea with friends and taking...[ Click to read more ]

Paragliding Tours in Kanagawa’s Shonan

Aug 31, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

What’s the best way to practice social distance while still doing something thrilling and being able to see the world from a new perspective at the same time? If you’re...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour: Shonan Beach Cities of Kanagawa

Aug 31, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Located south and west of Yokohama, the Shonan region of Kanagawa Prefecture is known for beaches along Sagami Bay and a "laidback lifestyle" seen in other seaside places like Southern...[ Click to read more ]

Skiing in Tokyo: Day and Weekend Trips!

Dec 19, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Most Japanese say having the ability to enjoy all four seasons outdoors is what makes Japan unique. The tourist records set over the past few years is in agreement with...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour: Kamakura

Aug 29, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Despite being one of the most densely populated parts of the world along with the capital city and biggest urban area of Japan, Greater Tokyo is historically newer than many...[ Click to read more ]

Light up the Beach at the Enoshima Toro Lantern Festival

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

The area to the southwest of Tokyo proper located in Kanagawa Prefecture called Shonan, is known for being a longtime beach playground for anyone into the summer beach scene in...[ Click to read more ]

Beautiful Hiking and Walking Trails in Japan

Jul 11, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

When the weather heats up, many Japanese escape the humidity that envelopes the cities and head to the countryside. Being such a mountainous country, there are many great places to...[ Click to read more ]

Getting Away in Japan: Kanagawa

May 29, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Though Kanagawa Prefecture is often dismissed as 'that bit next to Tokyo', you shouldn't let its relatively small stature when compared to its glamorous neighbor fool you; from bright city...[ Click to read more ]

Hakone and The Old Tokaido Road

Apr 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Hakone is usually more synonymous with skiing or being a jumping off point for tours to Mt. Fuji but it’s actually a great place to check out almost anytime of...[ Click to read more ]

Destination Yokohama – Free eBook by Relo Japan

Dec 08, 2017 By Admin

Relo Japan is proud to bring you “Destination Yokohama,” a special digital guide that incorporates  inside knowledge of Yokhama from the view of an expatriate. This invaluable resource has everything...[ Click to read more ]