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VIDEO: Okinawa’s Okuma Beach offers great lodging, fun activities

On Okinawa there are many beaches perfect for a fun day, but Okuma Beach managed by Kadena FSS is one you won’t want to miss.

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Quick trip to Okinawa's beautiful Miyagi Island

Past Henza Island, the road will lead you to Miyagi Island, formerly known as Takahanari Jima, or “a high and distant island” in Okinawan dialect.

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VIDEO: Okinawa's Nakagusuku Castle offers wonderful veiw

High above the shimmering blue sea, the ruins of Nakagusuku Castle offer a stunning view of both the eastern and western coasts of Okinawa’s main island.

Food & Drink

My Faves: Japanese curry in bag you heat up

In Japan, pouched ready-made curries are a popular item at grocery stores for busy people with little time to prepare a hot home-cooked meal.


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Stars and Stripes wants your travel story for Destination Paradise magazine

It’s time to book your flights and pack your bags to go on your next adventure! We know you love to travel as much as we do and your post in the Pacific provides great access to all the beautiful countries you never imagined you’d get to see.

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Exploring Okinawa: Quick flight to magical Miyakojima Island

A day relaxing on a beach, having a glass of beer and BBQ with your friend is a great way of spending your weekend in Okinawa.


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VIDEO: Exploring Okinawa: Relaxing time in Nakijin and Yagaji

Nakijin Village in the northern part of Motobu Peninsula and Yagaji Island on the other side of an inland sea offer great destinations for your chill-out day.

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Coastlines, springs, soba and berries! A delicious, beautiful day in Nanjo, Okinawa

Brimming with many tourist spots like Sefa Utaki, Okinawa World, and beautiful beaches, Nanjo City hardly ceases to amaze Okinawa visitors throughout the year.

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VIDEO: Sanguwachi Guwashi a great Okinawan treat for a beach picnic

Much like Angadi how is dubbed the “Okinawan doughnut,” “Sanguwachi Guwashi (sweets of March)” should be called the “Okinawan financier” in my opinion.

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VIDEO: Japan Kitchen: Cooking up Okinawa's braised pork belly

If your travels throughout the island of Okinawa, you may have stumbled across a dish fit for kings. It’s true, rafute, or braised pork belly, was served as a staple to Okinawan royalty.

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Get off base! Upcoming events in Okinawa

There's some great events coming up, so get off base and check them out!

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Stars and Stripes can help you customize calendars!

Have a favorite family photo, snapshot of an adorable pet or a picture that just makes you smile? Or maybe you want to do something special for your unit or or office staff? Why not customize a calendar!

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Tasty recipe for making your own Japanese pickles

One of the great joys of living in Japan is experiencing the wide range of traditional Japanese pickles, or tsukemono, that are served with every meal.

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Stars and Stripes can help you customize T-shirts, tote bags!

Stars and Stripes’ Printshop now offers customized T-shirts and tote bags.

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