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

Travel
June 23, 2017

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

Photo by Scott Wheeler

Motorcycle Fun on Okinawa

Travel
June 24, 2017

During my teenage years, and into young adulthood, I enjoyed motocross and enduro type racing at the amateur level.

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

Travel
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.
Photo by Shoji Kudaka

Miyakojima: Island special for many reasons

Travel
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.

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

Ancient Okinawa on display at Nakijin Castle

Travel
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.

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

Base Info
June 24, 2017

Editor's note: There's some great events coming up , so get off base and check them out! (This was updated June 24)