Mintama Ristorante

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If you are hiding in an air-conditioned restaurant, then how will you be able to enjoy the warm sunny Okinawa and its refreshing sea breeze? Hence there are many restaurants in Okinawa that are near to the beach that do …

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Okinawa Hotels Year End 2011 Super Value Promotion Deals

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If you are looking for holidaying in Okinawa during Nov/December, do check out the following hotel promotion plans which are a deal: 1) Southern Beach Hotel (Itoman Area) Read more on Southern beach under my post http://www.sugoiokinawa.org/2010/12/13/10-most-popular-beach-resorts/ If you are …

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Okinawa Fruits Land

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Although it is called Okinawa Fruits land, you don’t find just fruits here. This place is separated into 3 main zones: The tropical fruits zone, bird park and butterfly park. There are more than 30 types of fruit trees like …

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Is it safe to eat food in Okinawa?

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After the nuclear crisis at Fukushima, there were many questions on whether the food in Japan is safe to consume. I guess it is a very valid concern, especially after recent reports where Japan governement had banned shipments of beef from …

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Heaven for Divers-Kerama Islands in Okinawa

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Okinawa is the heaven for marine activities like water scooter, banana boat, kayaking etc However, if you are an avid diver, nothing would excite you more than this stretch of islands tugged in a corner of the Okinwa sea. Okinawa …

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Okinawa Agu pork

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The agu pig was brought to Okinawa in the 14th century in the time of the Ryukyu Kingdom in China due to the trading activities between China and Okinawa. The rearing of the agu pig takes a longer time than …

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Marine Activities you can do in Okinawa in January with your family!

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Okinawa has a lower temperature in January, some of the beaches aer closed. However you still have lots of marine activies you can do! Check out the following: 1) Whale watching January-March  will be a great period to do Whale …

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Is okinawa safe from radiation? (after Mar 11 Sendai Tsunami & earth quake)-updated on 1st July 2011

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If you are thinking of traveling to Okinawa and are concern about the situation in Japan after the Mar 11 Sendai Tsunami and Earthquake, we would like to provide you with as much information as possible below : 1)      Is …

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Is it safe to travel to okinawa? (after Mar 11 Sendai Tsunami & earth quake)

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(17 March 2011) Japan was hit by one of the worst earth quake on Mar 11 2011 when a 9.0 megathrust earthquake struck off the eastern coast of Japan, about 130 kilometers from Sendai. It triggered off a 23 foot tsunami that …

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See the earliest Japan sakura blossom, first in okinawa!

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Sakura blossom in Japan starts the earliest in the southern region. Hence sakura season in Okinawa starts during late January. When the sakura starts blooming in the northern part of okinawa, it also means that sakura matsuri had officially started …

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