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Salsa Machine to bring hot Latin rhythm to Okinawa on Aug. 31

Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor a.k.a. “La máquina musical de Cuba” (The Cuban Music Machine) is bringing hot Latin sounds from Cuba to Okinawa...
Izena Island's population is small, numbering about 1,500 residents and the island's entire perimeter totals just 10 miles.  AYA ICHIHASHI/STARS AND STRIPES

Explore uncharted territory, Okinawan traditions on Izena Island

Izena Island, one of the smaller islands that comprise the Ryukyu Island chain, is only a 55-minute ferry ride from northern Okinawa — but the...

Naminoue Beach is perfect for swimming.

Soak up the sun, explore a shrine

If you have one day to spend in Naha, and would like to take a dive into the deep blue sea and also explore a little bit more, Naminoue Beach...
Photos by Ignatius Koh

Japan Budget Travel Guide Part 2: Transport

In this part of our Japan Travel budget guide, we explore some of the cheaper transport options available in Japan, where the efficient...
Photos by Shoji Kudaka

Okinawa's White Beach offers campers a real treat

White Beach Naval Facility is not just for ships making port calls to replenish their food supply and load up troops. The U.S. base is also a...

Walking across Okinawa’s Iriomote Island is quite the trip

Thinking of a jungle in Japan, Tokyo’s busy cityscape springs to mind first, an ocean of grayish concrete, garish neon signs and masses of people...

Photos by David Krigbaum

Riding the rails on SL Hitoyoshi

Japan loves trains and steam locomotives. They can be found pulling sightseeing tours around the country, providing a unique way to enjoy some...

5 Best Thailand shows in Bangkok & Pattaya

Thailand always has many unique & exciting things to offer and one of them is the brilliant shows. The fancy shows and amazing performances...

2 affordable options when staying in Tokyo

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – Staying overnight in Tokyo is not cheap. Even the most inexpensive hotels in Tokyo cost hundreds of dollars per night...

Time to cruise Okinawa streets Mario-style!

I knew it was going to be great....

From vessels for carrying Awamori to plates that would grace any table, there is something for everyone.

Okinawa Pottery Street: Follow the footsteps of 16th Century artisans

Okinawa’s story is the story of baked goods. Not roast pork or pastries, but of ceramics, like the famous red roof tiles that grace the palaces...
Water-flow pool at the Adventure Lagoon of Tokyo Summerland

Have a splashin' good time at these Okinawa water parks!

OKINAWA SOGO UNDO KOEN: Through Sept. 30, close on Tuesdays; 25m indoor pool at 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. on weekends in June &...

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