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Medical Human Body, Amazon

You might think that this is an unusual post on Amazon Japan goods..... but it is very similar to the exhibit that I found with a group of kids at the Miraikan, Science Museum in Tokyo last summer. They had a great time reconstructing the…

Yokohama Night View

On the last night of my trip to Yokohama I decided to brave the cold and take some pictures of the night lights. I didn't get much further than the bottom of the hotel complex, but was able to capture some of the different colors on display…

Yokohama View

The Landmark Tower in Yokohama gives a great view of the whole City. It is the tallest building in Japan at 296 metres. The view from the 69th floor observatory deck is great on a clear day.

Anpanman Museum

Had a great day at the Anpanman Children's Museum with my sisters children. The museum is near Landmark Tower in Minato Mirai, Yokohama. There is lots to do for the kids with a restaurant and shops as well. Probably worth a half day trip if…

Yokohama Picture Cards

A couple of weeks ago I went to Yokohama and took some photos of China Town, Yamashita Koen and Minato Mirai. When I was there, I found this great playing card set with sketch pictures of Yokohama. Forgot to show it at the time, so…

Yokohama Mini Trip

The weather looked like rain today, but since I had been away from Japan for a while, I decided to get out and brave the coldish looking weather. It wasn't that bad and my quick trip to Yokahama was enjoyable. Here are a few snaps from…

Railroad tracks

I took a trip to Yokohama yesterday. There are many places being redeveloped and the old railroad tracks and bridges and storage warehouses have been preserved as part of the new landscape in the Minato Mirai area. It is great to see…