More Travel Content

Travel
Photos by David Krigbaum

The greatest competition comes to Sasebo

I have achieved a dream, three years in the making. On Dec. 1, I participated in a competition greater than the Olympics, Daytona 500 and Army/...

Okinawa: American Village is waiting for you!

American Village is a spectacular place to go. There are many stores and restaurants. My favorite restaurant to go in American Village is this...

Photos by Shoji Kudaka

Big furn at Okinawa's small zoos

They may not be Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Safari Park, or even the Okinawa Zoo, but there are places on the island where you can bring the kids...

Singapore’s historic Kampong Glam ignites with passion

The historical precinct of Kampong Glam will soon be pulsating with an exciting series of fun and entertaining activities for both tourists and...
Silky blue, Kamado Jigoku, photo by Diagoras Kalaitzoglou

Beppu a hot spring haven in Japan

Beppu, one of the best hot spring cities in the world, is also known for its “hells” (in Japanese “jigoku”). Seven photogenic hot springs...
Photos by Alexander Mutuc

Check out Okinawa's off-base markets for a fresh alternative

I heard about a small market named the Banana Stand somewhere near Kadena Air Base with a “decent variety” of affordable produce. When I finally...

Yui Rail: How to get around on Okinawa’s monorail

The Okinawa City Monorail, also known as Yui Rail, is Okinawa’s only public rail system. It currently services 15 stations starting from Naha...

In Search of a “Hopalong Cassidy” Moment

As someone who grew up on Okinawa, “Who’s got the coolest lunchbox?” was not a question I remember hearing during my school days. So, when I...
Photos by Shoji Kudaka

Yes, there are dragons on Okinawa!

If you travel along the recently-opened Nishikaigan Road towards Naha Airport from Camp Foster, on your left you’ll find a pair of giant pillars...
Photo courtesy of Okinawa City Tourism & Promotion Association

International Carnival and more coming to Okinawa City Nov. 24-25

Samba music through the streets of Okinawa?
 
That will be the case for at least one weekend when the International Carnival...
A visitor to the Kazura Bridge completes the 45-meter walk across the bridge. (AYA ICHIHASHI/STARS AND STRIPES)

Tokushima Prefecture’s attractions go beyond the Awa Odori festival season

When I think of the main attractions of Tokushima, the prefecture where I was born and raised, a few things come to mind: Beautiful landscapes,...

Photos courtesy of Grand Sumo Tournament Okinawa Planning Committee

Grand Sumo to make its way back to Okinawa Dec. 15-16

If catching a sumo tournament is still on your bucket list during your stay on Okinawa, now’s your chance.
 
...

Pages