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Travel safety tips for families

Travel
June 20, 2018
“Are We There Yet?” Repeatedly hearing that phrase isn’t the only risk involved in traveling with family. Don’t get us wrong. Family trips are amazing.

Unique farmhouses quite the sight in northern Japan

Travel
June 19, 2018
Travel around the hilly valley in the central part of northern Japan, and you will encounter an impressive rural landscape of traditional farmhouses with steep-angled roofs wi
Photo courtesy of Okinawa Oceanic Culture Museum

Okinawa Oceanic Culture Museum: In depth look at life in Pacific

Travel
June 19, 2018

Sitting in the shadows of the popular Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium and its gigantic whale sharks at Ocean Expo Park, is an attraction that receives little fanfare but is big on...

Chatan Nirai Dragon Boat Race back July 1

Travel
June 14, 2018
The popular Dragon Boat Racing season has not quite wrapped up yet on the island.
Photos by Shoji Kudaka

Let's explore the last depachika on Okinawa

News
June 16, 2018

The closure of the department store Okinawa Mitsukoshi in September 2014 was sad news to me, as it summed up the changes in the island’s shopping scene.

Much to do on Okinawa! Check these events out!

Base Info
June 19, 2018

Editor's note: There's some great events coming up, so get off base and check them out! (This was updated June 19)