Yokohama City

A Guide to Onsen and Super Sento in and around Tokyo

Sep 28, 2022 By Michael Stigall

The onsen is one thing that immediately comes to mind when one thinks of Japan, and it's no mystery why. In addition to appearing in most tourism-related media, they are...[ Click to read more ]

Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum

Jan 24, 2022 By Michael Stigall

Whether all you only know about ramen is instant, cup-o-noodles, or are a true aficionado who can tell the difference between shoyu and tonkotsu based ramen by smell, perhaps you’ll...[ Click to read more ]

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Flying High in Minato-Mirai

Apr 23, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

The concept of a gondola in an urban setting isn’t new; they serve as high-speed transport options in places like Bogota, Colombia, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There was even...[ Click to read more ]

Explore Japan’s Most Interesting – and Strange – Museums

Feb 26, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Whether it is to pass the time on your own, a destination for a first date, a way to entertain the kids, or to satisfy a burning thirst for knowledge,...[ Click to read more ]

Ice Skating around Kanto (Winter 2021)

Jan 29, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

Even with coronavirus still weaving its microbial hooks into every facet of society, The heartbeat of the typical Japanese winter around Greater Tokyo barely skips a beat. As long as...[ Click to read more ]

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Winter Illumination in Tokyo 2020

Nov 26, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Christmas Day in Japan is just another working day for the most part.  The most interesting facet of the Christmas and holiday season in Japan is that all traces of...[ Click to read more ]

Watching Sumo matches in Jungyo Exhibition Tour

Feb 10, 2020 By Admin

Watching sumo is one of the most authentic attractions in Japan. The annual grand tournaments are held only in odd months; January, May, and September in Tokyo, March in Osaka,...[ 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 ]

Japan Brewer’s Cup: The Tournament of Suds 2019

Dec 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Please read the following in the voice of one of those monster truck TV spots from back in the day: Thirty-five of the best craft brewers from all over Japan,...[ 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 ]