As you near the summit the breeze caresses your face and the air gets clearer with every step. Finally, you reach the peak. Taking a deep breath, you eye the conquered mountainside and panoramic view of natural beauty.
When I think of Okinawa, great beaches, water activities and the warm, friendly, laid-back locals come to mind. So when I had the chance to get back to that paradise, I didn’t hesitate. And, as you read above, the price was right.
Do you long for the days when the word “vacation” was synonymous with “down time”? I get you, parents. For caregivers, it is challenging uprooting little ones and getting them to enjoy being on the same schedule as you.
In Japan, a string of four consecutive national holidays sandwiched between two weekends (Apr. 27 to May 6) is simply called Golden Week. If you are out and about during this travel crazy week, here’s some ways to strike up a conversation.
You may have heard that it’s OK to slurp noodles in Japan. That is very well said and very true, and in Okinawa there are many soba noodle restaurants across the island for you to slurp to your heart’s content.
I have dined in luxurious restaurants and exotic tiny local eateries around the world, yet when it comes to naming the most memorable meal of my life there is only one that comes to mind – our family dinners on New Year’s Eve at my grandfather’s house back in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Spending for the Thanksgiving meal can quickly spiral out of control. By shopping the commissary, military members can save money on this one meal and help manage their budgets for the rest of the holidays.