February 26, 2021
Accessible Tourism Thrives in Okinawa
In 2007, Okinawa drafted Japan`s first Barrier-Free Declaration to welcome all tourists, regardless of their physical limitations, disabilities, or age. Today, the prefecture is ma...
February 26, 2021
Traveling Safely in Okinawa in the Age of Coronavirus
Okinawa, with its warm climate and an endless variety of outdoor activities, is an excellent place to consider a getaway for some well-deserved relaxation when it is safe to travel...
February 26, 2021
How Responsible Travelers Can Contribute to Sustainable Islands
For more than 20 years, Okinawa has nurtured a growing trend toward achieving sustainability on all levels of society. In a rapidly changing world that is still negotiating a pande...
February 26, 2021
Post-Pandemic Retreats in Northern Okinawa
Okinawa’s subtropical climate makes it an ideal place at any time of year to take a peacefully insular workcation. Stay focused and relax with the family in a secluded villa, then ...
February 19, 2021
A Celebration of Fleeting Beauty
The arrival of cherry blossoms is the highlight of the Japanese year. Young and old celebrate the fleeting beauty of these delicate flowers. Okinawa’s subtropical climate means it ...
February 15, 2021
A “Nuchigusui” Gourmet Adventure in Okinawa’s Evolving Food Scene
While relatively small, the main island of Okinawa is home to a wealth of diversity. From the lush forests of Yanbaru in the north to the urbanized central areas and the historical...
January 20, 2021
An Indulgence in Royal Hospitality and Okinawa’s Rich Performing Arts Culture
With its infectious rhythm and energetic hand gestures, experiencing Okinawan folk music and dance is a wonderful part of spending time on the islands. Dig a little deeper, though,...
December 23, 2020
A Family Trip to Northern Okinawa
For visitors with younger children, there are ocean activities that the entire family can enjoy together. Camping is also great for families to relax and reconnect. ...
November 27, 2020
A Grand Tour of Renewal and Relaxation in Southern Okinawa
Okinawa's warm subtropical climate and clear azure waters have made the islands a popular marine sports destination. Still, Okinawa can also provide relaxation and tranquility for ...
November 17, 2020
Snorkeling Guide
Beginners friendly!The attraction of snorkeling in Okinawa. Compared to scuba diving, even the inexperienced can safely enjoy the beautiful waters of Okinawa by snorkeling. The oce...
November 17, 2020
Diving Guide
The waters around Okinawa are perfect for diving with colorful gem-like fish swimming around the beautiful coral reefs. There are diving spots throughout Okinawa, drawing drivers f...
November 16, 2020
Ocean Treasures: Okinawa’s Coral Reefs for Future
On the northwest coast of Okinawa, Onna Village is well known for diving spots such as Cape Manza and Blue Cave and has the nickname Coral Village. Local organizations such as Onna...