LITTLE OKINAWA: Southern isles and south-of-the-border converge in Tokyo

June 23, 2017

There is no towering Ryukyu gate. There are no ‘shisa’ lion statutes standing guard.

Enter the scared space that is Nakijin Castle. Photo by Bonson Lam

Ancient Okinawa on display at Nakijin Castle

June 22, 2017

In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries an ancient people built a fortification, with large stones high above the sea, one that was largely hidden to the world.

Rows of stores beckon on the first level of the Makishi Public Market. Photo by Jaclynn Seah

Makishi Public Market: Enjoy Okinawa's traditional food in this Naha market

June 21, 2017
A good place to sample some traditional Okinawan delicacies is the Makishi Public Market. A small, two story building located just off Naha's famous Kokusai street.
From the top you can even see Owakudani hot springs!

Trekking to Mt. Kintoki: View of Hakone caldera in its full beauty

June 19, 2017
Living in a big city can be tough, especially for those who love nature and freshness of the mountain air.
Photo by Shoji Kudaka

Miyakojima: Island special for many reasons

June 21, 2017

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.

Hey! Get off base and check out these festivities on Okinawa!

Base Info
June 16, 2017

Editor's note: There's some great events coming up , so get off base and check them out! (This was updated June 16)