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Yokohama Chinatown: A Complete Guide

Towns and cities the world over proudly play host to their own Chinatown, with those in London and San Francisco being among the most famous. Yokohama Chinatown, however, outstrips almost all of them in terms of its style, aesthetics, and quality of...

A Leisurely Yokohama Seashore Tour

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After Japan opened to foreign trade in the middle of the 19th century, Yokohama became a major port for travelers from other countries. From sailors restocking their ships to wealthy travelers eager to see the long-shuttered shores, Yokohama was a point-of-contact between...

Yokohama’s International Gateway: Osanbashi Pier, a.k.a the Yokohama International Passenger Terminal

Osanbashi Pier in Yokohama
Those arriving by boat will know it well. However, those visiting Yokohama’s Red Brick Warehouse will best know it as the hey-what’s-that-over-there thing. With its elegantly curved wood and grassy knolls, Osanbashi Pier, a.k.a the Yokohama International Passenger Terminal, is more than...

Liquid Tiramisu in a Cup: Vietnamese Egg Coffee at Cafe Giang in Yokohama

Cafe Giang's signature egg coffee
At first glance, Yokohama seems like the sleepy, more sedate sister to Tokyo’s glitz and glamour. It’s more spacious and has fewer crowds overall. Even on weekends, when families with young kids are out in full force, it’s positively mellow. But this...