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 great place for servicemembers and families to enjoy some recreation and rejuvenation on Okinawa.
If you travel along the Nishikaigan Road towards Naha Airport from Camp Foster, on your left you’ll find a pair of giant pillars that look just like dragons. The location is near the cruise ship terminal at Naha Port.
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Bradley Hood, Total Force Manpower Officer In Charge, III Marine Expeditionary Force, speaks about his experience as an East-Asia Foreign Area Officer and his time here in Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 6, 2021.
Shochu is a Japanese distilled spirit made from many different base ingredients that reveals itself in a variety of aromas and flavors, and can be consumed many ways. It makes a nice addition to any liquor cabinet and, as it’s distilled, will keep for a long time if stored in a cool and dry spot.
Oct. 17 is “Okinawa Soba Day.” It is a day when the local food earned its title. In 1976, the fair-trade commission argued that Okinawa Soba doesn’t deserve to be called Soba, which means buckwheat in Japanese.
While many of your go-to restaurants for hot wings, a familiar game-day favorite, like Buffalo Wild Wings or Hoo ters, may not yet have a home in Okinawa, there is no need to feel disappointed. Wing King is here to help with those spicy cravings.
Packed with seasonal goodies and nutrition-rich foods such as almonds and olive oil, this is the smoothie for autumn! Because the pumpkin was organic, this recipe leaves the skin unpeeled—but you can opt to take it off.