Category Archives: Yokohama

San Diego Bound!

I’ll be heading to San Diego for a new job at the end of July.  After living in Japan for 12 years, it is with a heavy heart that I leave this beautiful country.  But it was eventually bound to … Continue reading

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Race Report: Kanagawa Half Marathon

Yesterday I completed the 34th Kanagawa Half Marathon in a personal best time of 1:25:13 (unofficial time).  Going into the race, my ‘A’ goal was to run a sub 1:27, so needless to say I was pleased with my time.  … Continue reading

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Yokohama

Having lived in the Yokohama area on and off for 15 years, I have experienced much of the city.  If you are only in Yokohama for a few days, here are my top 10 things to do, mostly free, while … Continue reading

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Morning Sunrise (Yokohama)

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Rode my bike down to Osanbashi Pier to catch the morning sunrise and clear view of Mt. Fuji.  Really cold this morning, but the view was worth it.

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Yamate Motomachi Park (Yokohama)

This afternoon we rode our bikes down to Motomachi Park located in the historic Yamate Bluff.  This is a really nice area of Yokohama having been a major foreigners’ neighborhood from the mid-1800s to early 1900s.  Now it’s place of … Continue reading

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Yokohama Port Symbol Tower

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Rode my bike this afternoon to Yokohama Port Symbol Tower located at Honmoku Pier.  It’s a really nice park, not overly crowded, and provides a nice 360 degree view of the bay area.  Located next to a container terminal, you … Continue reading

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Sankeien Garden (Yokohama)

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Visited a traditional Japanese garden called Sankeien in Yokohama this afternoon.  It was very peaceful and relaxing, need to visit more often.  The garden was opened in 1906 and is definitely one of the top attractions within Yokohama.  Entrance fee … Continue reading

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Yamate Italian Gardens and Other Random Photos (Yokohama)

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This weekend we visited Yamate Italian Gardens Park, located on top of the hill behind Ishikawa-cho Station in Motomachi.  Spent about an hour there having green tea and Japanese pastry, exploring the Diplomat’s House and Bluff 18 Ban-Kan residence which … Continue reading

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Yokohama Bayside Marina and Other Random Photos

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Photos of Yokohama Bayside Marina and other random photos I took this week.

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Morning Bike Stroll (Yokohama)

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After raining all day yesterday, the air this morning was so clean and crisp.  The wife and I rode our bikes around the Yokohama bayfront area to take in the peaceful morning.  Here are a few random photos. For more … Continue reading

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