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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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 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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The most value for money hotel in Ishigaki okinawa-Club Med Ishigaki Kabira beach

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Club med Ishigaki is the best resort in ishigaki or even in the whole of okinawa if you ask me. Of course that is provided you like activities, love making new friends and simply a boisterous person to begin with. If …

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Most popular cake shops in Okinawa

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Okinawa is a country that has abundance at tropical fruits. This coupled with the great skills of the cake (Patisserie) chefs you get great cakes be it old traditional cake shops or the new funky ones. 1. Miche Miche Miche …

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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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Fly in the sky in Okinawa

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If you are in Okinawa, you will have a thousand ways to get close to the beautiful blue Okinawan sea. As for a close experience with the blue blue sky, you can always try Blue-Sky. It is not a parachute. …

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How to take public bus in Okinawa

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Step 1: Check the number of the bus that you wish to take (front top left) Step 2: Take a ticket from the machine This is a ticket from off base bus. The ticket number is 7. Step 3: Match …

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Recipe to make Okinawa Soba

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If you just can’t get enough of Okinawa Soba and thinking of making it when you are back home from your holidays in Okinawa, we have the following recipes on Okinawa soba for you: Ingredients needed Ingredients for the noodle …

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