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Sidewalk dining on small blue chairs is a hallmark of life in Hanoi.<br> Alison Bowen/Chicago Tribune/TNS

Guided tour takes the mystery out of Hanoi’s street food

Hanoi's crammed sidewalks will have you tripping over tiny blue chairs waiting for someone to plop down with a bowl of food from one of the myriad street vendors.


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Pearl Harbor aviation museum displays famous warbirds of the Pacific

The Pacific Aviation Museum brochure suggests a tour of this expansive throng of aircraft will take an hour, maybe 90 minutes. That’s a highly optimistic — unless, of course, you fly through it.


Water parks and pools in Japan and Okinawa

A calendar of nearby water parks and pools of interest to people living on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.

Okinawan factory invites visitors to view salt-making process

Ever wondered where salt comes from? You can find out at Nuchi Masu, a factory on Miyagi Island, off Okinawa’s central coast.


See this before it closes July 25

Visitors enter a world of superheroes at Tokyo exhibit

Marvel Comics is giving Tokyo fans an up-close look at iconic heroes like Spider-Man and Captain America during its “Marvel Age of Heroes” exhibition running through July 25.



pacific after hours

Yakota’s Route 16 diner adds an overnight menu

There’s really nothing quite like going to a 24-hour diner in the middle of the night and ordering a very late dinner or an extremely early breakfast.



festivals and events

On-base activities

A calendar of events on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.


Off-base events

A calendar of nearby events of interest to people living on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.


Water parks and pools in Japan and Okinawa

A calendar of nearby water parks and pools of interest to people living on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.


Fireworks

A calendar of fireworks and festivals in Japan, Okinawa and South Korea.


Movies on base through July 27

Times and dates for theaters in Japan, Okinawa and South Korea


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