OKINAWA

OKINAWA

Cherry blossom viewing in Okinawa (沖縄) might have already come to an end but it's never too late to enjoy the sheer grandeur of Japan's southernmost prefecture. Due to its geographical location, Okinawa is the only place in the country that enjoys a tropical-like climate comparable to its neighboring countries,...

Home to Japan's coral reefs, Okinawa (沖縄), a.k.a. Ryukyu Islands (琉球諸島), is one of the most visited archipelagos in the East China Sea (東シナ海). Famous for its rich marine life, turquoise waters, and tropical climate, Okinawa attracts many tourists from around the world. It is located at the southern...

When I was a kid, I was obsessed with aliens and the unexplained. I remember getting a book from the library about unexplained phenomena: the Bermuda Triangle, the Mary Celeste, Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and much, much more. In the book, there was a short chapter on a...

At the mention of Okinawa (沖縄), the sun, sandy beaches, the beautiful underwater world, warm weather, and a relaxed atmosphere usually come to mind. But did you know that Okinawa is famous for the longevity of its elderly people? It's been said that the relatively stress-free lifestyle there and...

Okinawa (沖縄) is the southernmost part of Japan. Its temperature is hotter than any place in the country. Though people's fashion here is quite different from the capital city, it still can be considered as one of the sites to bag a spot in high fashion. The country's 127-million...

With most of Japan already heading into the colder autumn and winter, Okinawa (沖縄) is a suitable option for those who still hanker for the summer's lingering warmth at this time of the year. In fact, this is one of the best times to be here since the weather...

Located next to the shimmering blue ocean is a tropical paradise resort on the island of Okinawa. The place is called Rizzan Sea-Park Hotel Tancha-Bay which is an enjoyable paradise filled with excitement in a beautiful setting. It provides great views of the ocean and green mountains allowing you...

Here's another destination for beach lovers out there! A newly opened beachfront property of Best Western has opened its doors to all tourists and local people in Okinawa. It is a 10-story hotel suitable for people wanting to explore the island which is already famed as one of the...

Have you ever fantasized of becoming a mermaid? Here's the answer to your longtime dream. (Finally!) Rising Asia, a Japanese tour company, is offering a package tour to people who want to live out their maritime fantasies. They are giving them the chance to dress in colorful mermaid tails...

One of the most haunted abandoned sites in Japan is located in the region of Okinawa. In here lies the Nakagusuku Kogen Hotel (中城高原ホテル) which is apparently an unfinished building built by the Nakagusuku Park Association. The association spent millions of money but ended up abandoning it. Let's find...

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