the bright lights of downtown tokyo at night

Staying at the New Sanno Hotel in Tokyo

Did you know there is a U.S. military hotel in Tokyo, Japan where you can stay for a fraction of the price of comparable civilian hotels? It’s called the New Sanno, and it’s a luxury hotel run by the U.S. Naval Joint Services Activity. If you plan to visit Tokyo, …

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Mt Fuji in summer

Climbing Mt. Fuji in One Day: Planning, Logistics, and Pictures!

Mount Fuji has profound importance and a mystical quality to the Japanese people. They refer to it as “Fuji-san,” a name of respect for the sacred mountain. At an elevation of 12,388 feet, Fuji is the tallest mountain in Japan and unmistakable in photographs. If you’ve ever flown into one …

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