Travel Blogs from Yokohama, Japan

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Arriving in Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Arriving in Yokohama

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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Seeing land again was a good feeling. Actually, we came in at night so you could see the glow of Tokyo way before we would have been able to see the land at daylight. Once the boat hit Chikura we started ripping wires and cutting zip ties making ...

Cultural Participation, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Cultural Participation

A travel blog entry by kitch_in_japan

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... I am still clueless about. To the surprise of no one but myself, it was a perfect irasshaimase (ie welcome) to Japan. A more tranquil practice involves going to izakaya in the evenings. These are sort of traditional Japanese hostelries where you take ...

Masking Reality, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Masking Reality

A travel blog entry by kitch_in_japan

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... feat of bad planning, I only managed to see two of them. Still, they were well worth the short journey from Yokohama. The most popular attraction in Kamakura is the Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine (below), dedicated to the victory of a local warlord over ...

Finally seeing the Rising Sun, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Finally seeing the Rising Sun

A travel blog entry by kitch_in_japan

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... off, I set foot in the Land of the Rising Sun ready to conquer. Er, and teach. First things first. I live in Yokohama, Japan's second largest city and a main port for Tokyo. Although Yokohama is a distinct entity, it has also been incorporated into ...

Language Barriers, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Language Barriers

A travel blog entry by kitch_in_japan

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... , very hot baths, or onsen. These are natural hot springs, bubbling up from the ever-present volcanic maelstrom just below Japan's fragile crust. Custom dictates that they are strictly single-sex communal affairs and that, moreover, you must remain naked ...

Yokohama & Kamakura, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Yokohama & Kamakura

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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Ryan and I had a great dinner last night. We decided to walk down the little side streets in our neighborhood here in Yokohama. We were definitely NOT in a tourist area. We knew that whichever place we picked would not have any English menus and they ...

Yokohama, a Fishing village and Tokyo, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Yokohama, a Fishing village and Tokyo

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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... and I had a very nice weekend. On Saturday we went with Ryan's boss's family to a little fishing village about an hour from Yokohama. We went shopping in the fish market there and saw some pretty cool dead fish and other things we could not identify. For ...

Japan!, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Japan!

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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... Japanese, so who knows. :) We live about two minutes from the main attaction area in Yokohama. A beautiful waterfront with one of the largest ferris wheels in the world. I cannot wait to ...

Exploring Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Exploring Yokohama

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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... around after he gets out of work. My mission is to find cool places to eat. So, here are some things I have learned about Japan so far. When waiting at a traffic light no one will cross the street until the sign tells you to walk. Even when there is ...

Karaoke in Tokyo, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Karaoke in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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... together. The group included my cousin Tara and her buddy who married a Japanese girl! He is now living in Yokohama with her.  Tara had come to Japan to visit them. Kevin's girlfriend, Aki showed up and so did this British guy Matt who is friends ...

Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

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After letting them have a long lie, I got them up and we headed down to Yokohama to buy our tickets for the Shinkansen to Hiroshima and Kyoto the following weekend. The train service in Japan may be efficient, however the bureaucracy in Japan is ten ...

Hangover Central, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Hangover Central

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

Today consisted of TV and sleep! Junya took the day off work and we ended up heading to Center Minami to have some curry. Back home and bed as it'll be up early ...

A little sight seeing in Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

A little sight seeing in Yokohama

A travel blog entry by wendyky

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... Yokohama for a day. My cousin, Tomoko, and her husband and girls were all free that day so we took the train to downtown Yokohama for a bit of sightseeing. Unfortunately, it was pouring rain (the first day of rain in two weeks of travel for us) so walking ...

Akimashite Omedeto Gozaimasu, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Akimashite Omedeto Gozaimasu

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

-''''''''''''' Happy New Year to you all! OK I know that it's really late, but I've been quite lazy of late. I know you would expect that I would have a lot of news, due to this being late. However, I've been doing ...

February the second month!, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

February the second month!

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

Another quick one. A boring month, yet again, apart from Junya's birthday on the 21st. For his birthday we went down to Hakejima Sea Paradise to the aquarium down there. If you've been reading this for a while you'll see a pattern forming here when it ...

Shopping , Curry and Karaoke, Tokyo/Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Shopping , Curry and Karaoke

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

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... I digress! We spent the day sitting eating curry and walking around until the clouds started to come in and it was back to Yokohama and the comforts of home. That night was a different story. That night we decided to head down to Karaoke with Sarah, ...

One Week One Day, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

One Week One Day

A travel blog entry by japanmc

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... , we've been here over a week now, and we're not sick of it yet. Actually, I don't think we could get sick of Japan that easily. Yesterday, after working on our material at the house we went to the office and over the course of an hour we received a ...

Late update, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Late update

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

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... to update you.  Well, erm ... Oh I had a birthday.  Yes, on the 26th of Novenmber, my 4th official birthday in Japan, I turned 27!  Ohya!  Painful!  Now I'm starting to feel old.  Mainly when I think back to when I first ...

Hisashiburi, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Hisashiburi

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

OK so it's been a while since I update this and you're all probably wondering what's happened to me. Well let's recap. Last time I posted I was stressing out over Japanese. I sorted that out by deferring my exam until March next year. As a result I'm ...

Another Month, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Another Month

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

... travelogue, fingers crossed. Well that's about it, I can promise you that my travelogue at the end of September will be just as boring. However stay tuned for the end of October, which may include Japan, Hong Kong, UAE, Scotland, England and maybe ...

Yokohama - What's there...?, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Yokohama - What's there...?

A travel blog entry by sophieholmes

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... there? Basically not much, but it is a big city right next to Tokyo. I think they make tyres... We arrive din Yokohama on recommendation from some random boys who Dina met in the hostel in Tokyo. Having got there, we found some cheapish accommodation ...

Scramble!, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Scramble!

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

... the train at 8:55. At least that's what I thought! lol It wasn't until we were on the Subway heading for Shin Yokohama station that we had a look at the tickets only to realise that our Shinkansen (Bullet Train) was 4 minutes earlier, which meant that ...

Back hame again again!, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Back hame again again!

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

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... when I was in Scotland. So another brief update of 6 months. I moved in May from Nakgawa to the centre of Yokohama, Sakuragicho. Summer was hot!!! "Officially" got together with Junya Was dragged my Emma to every fireworks event in the the ...

Quick Entry, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Quick Entry

A travel blog entry by japanmc

... there is always 1 or 2 kids who may be a little rude. I mean it's ok though cause kids tend to be blunt. But here in Japan, all the kids are taught manners so well. They really show a lot of respect. Haha so they told us to sing songs and we didn't ...

Yokohama (as Fuji failed), Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Yokohama (as Fuji failed)

A travel blog entry by chrisharrison

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... us Brits do well, we gave up and decided to head for Yokohama which was our back up plan. Yokohama was about 1hr from where we were, and is Japan's second largest city just around the bay from Tokyo itself. We emerged from the station to see the ...

Rules for survival in Japan!, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Rules for survival in Japan!

A travel blog entry by japanmc

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... FAST! Yes they really do. They are practically jogging around. We experienced this when we went to the busy train station in Yokohama. It's crazy! 5. Japanese people tend to look down when they walk. BEWARE: They do not look so you can have a ...

More from Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

More from Yokohama

A travel blog entry by wendyky

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After the zoo, we went to the Ramen Museum near the JR Shin-Yokohama station. I was expecting just a collection of ramen (thin noodles in soup) shops like the Takoyaki "museum" in Osaka, but this one was actually fun to hang around in. It did have about 6 ...

Konichiwa Hens!, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Konichiwa Hens!

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

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Well it was up early and down to Yokohama station to meet the family who were due into Yokohama Station around 10am, from Narita. At 10 we met up and headed on the subway back to Nakagawa and ma hoose! After a quick sleep it was out to Bikuri Sushi. ...

Last few days, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Last few days

A travel blog entry by pkpieter

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... and afterwards we went to an all-you-can eat restaurant for €6,5.   Saturday we went training in Yokohama, the second largest city in Japan and also a very touristic place. It's know for the second largest Ferris Wheel in the world. When I ...

Last day!, Yokohama, Japan travel blog

Last day!

A travel blog entry by wendyky

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This was our last full day and maybe my last post from Japan. That'll depend on what kind of Internet connection I find at Narita. :) We originally planned to go to the pool after I got back from Tokyo, but Goichiro slept in until 11 am (after I woke him ...

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