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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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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Sanrio Shop in Okinawa every Hello Kitty fan must go

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If you are looking out for limited edition hello kitty, then you will have to visit this sanrio shop in okinawa. As every hello kitty fan would know, in different cities in japan, they would limited editions of hello kitty …

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Five signature Okinawa souvenirs you must get

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1) Tropical fruits-Mango One of the signature tropical fruits of Okinawa is Mango. There are many variations of products made from mango-ranging from jam to vinegar drink. The signature/classic version of mango is from Miyako where the mango taste is …

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When is the festive seasons for the tropical fruits in Okinawa?

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It is good to note the following festive seasons for the various tropical fruits in okinawa, so you won’t be disappointed when you pop into the dessert or fruit juice shop and get disappointed ;( 1) Mango – Late May …

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0 yen educational sightseeing tour

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Sounds too good to be true? Well, they really will not cost you a cent. Plus you learn something too! 1. Orion beer Mayo Factory   The Factory tour to Orion beer is actually the main reason some people go …

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Three things you need to know about International Street

Naha is the city center of Okinawa, and International Street (Kokusai) is the busiest street in Okinawa. There are hundreds of souvenir shops, fashion retail shops and restaurants on the two sides of the road. Question: How long is International …

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8 tips for beach-goers in Okinawa

1. Try to avoid winter season if you want to swim Many people wonder if it is ok to swim in Okinawa during winter. You can read this post for our opinion, but it is good to know that most …

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What clothes should i pack for my okinawa trip?

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The average temperature in okinawa is: Month Temperature (Degree celcius) Jan/Feb 16.6 Mar 18.6 April 21.3 May 23.8 June 26.6 July 28.5 August 28.2 September 27.2 October 24.9 November 21.7 December 18.4   Hence it is good to pack the …

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