scuba diving

Relax and Unwind at this Gorgeous Guesthouse on Zamami Island, Okinawa!

Okinawa has to be one of the most stunning places I have visited in the world. Far away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities of Japan, Okinawa is a paradise with friendly locals, endless beaches, and a perfect climate. Okinawa consists of one big island and several smaller ones. If you are…

17 Affordable and Relaxing Hotels in Gorgeous Okinawa for a Perfect Stay in 2017!

With secluded islands, transparent waters, friendly locals, and glorious beaches, it’s no surprise that Okinawa is hugely popular among both Japanese people and international visitors. Okinawa is a prefecture in the south of Japan which consists of several large islands and many smaller ones. The popularity of Okinawa can be attributed to its warm climate…

3 Fantastic Things to Do in Yonaguni, Japan’s Westernmost Inhabited Island

Yonaguni, a tiny island belonging to Japan just 125 km away from Taiwan’s coastline, is a must-visit place because of its unique attractions. Part of the Yaeyama Islands, which is located in Okinawa Prefecture, Yonaguni enjoys isolation and a variety of flora and fauna. Here are three things to do in this far end of…

Is the Mysterious Yonaguni Monument Japan’s Own Atlantis?

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 topic that combined two things I…

Traveling To Kyushu? Visit These 3 Beautiful Places in Kagoshima

Kagoshima is located in Kyushu, an island which is often compared to Italy’s Naples. It has a relatively hot climate with a distinct and rich food culture. It is the birthplace of many snacks and popular timeless sweets in Japan. Apart from this, it is also home to a very traditional Japanese beverage called ‘shochu’.…

How to Enjoy Izu Oshima Island, the Perfect Vacation Spot Without Tourist Traps!

Okinawa seems to be the pinnacle of the dream “island vacation” for Japanese and non-Japanese tourists alike. However, there are a series of small, relatively unknown islands off the coast of Shizuoka that could be your dream realized (and they aren’t the tourist trap like Okinawa is). Dynamic topography and unique in character, the Izu…

Yonaguni Jima – A mysterious Japanese underwater city

Near the Ryukyu islands, 120km east of Taiwan, lies underwater mystery that has puzzled scientists for almost three decades. The taken pictures look amazing and many questions arise immediately. Japanese Atlantis? i.ytimg.com/ Discovered coincidentally in 1986, a Japanese version of an Atlantis can be found in the ocean. Explanations vary from a sunken city, or…

Time for Scuba Diving and Watching Mantas in Hoshinoya, Okinawa!

People have always been fascinated by manta rays. In Taketomi Island in Okinawa, if you stay in Hoshinoya Resort, you can see Mantas all year round since the climate there is semi-tropical and the waters are warm all year round. Divers go to this southernmost part of Japan to scuba dive with the mantas. global.hoshinoresort.com/…

Experience underwater Japan with the best scuba diving spots

Inexperienced or professional, scuba diving is always an amazing experience that everyone should definitely try in his/her life. And guess what, Japan is actually the perfect place to try and experience it or improve your skills while exploring the mystery of the deep pacific sea! In this article we’ll recommend you some famous scuba diving…

Snorkeling on Hirizo Beach

Location Hirizo beach is located at Minami-Izu, 200 kilometers away from the Tokyo metropolitan. The main activity here is snorkeling. The place is clean and the beach itself has no touristic structure (i.e. restroom and snacks stall). Hirizo beach can be accessed by service boat from the Nakagi Port. You have to pay for the…
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