Walking & Biking around Tsukiji Fish Market

One of the most popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo must be Tsukiji Fish Market.  If you want to watch tuna auction, you have to go there early in the morning.  But even in the afternoon, you can enjoy walking along the shops just oustside of the market.  There are a bunch of shops selling fish,…

America in Japan – Yokota Air Base

Every year in September, Yokota Air Base, Fussa City in Tokyo holds “Japanese – American Friendship Festival” when you can enter the air base freely.  There are many food stalls selling American foods such as steaks, hot dogs, BBQ and cupcakes.  Aircrafts are exhibited and you can go in some of them.  There are live…

Under Jet Course Night Cruising in Tokyo Bay

Tokyo Bay area provides several kinds of short cruise courses.  There are regular courses as well as chartered special ships.  One of the rare opportunities may be the night cruising which takes you to the “under jet course”.  Recently, I had a chance to enjoy privately-rented cruise ship and had a thrilled moment of “under…