8 Places To Visit On Okinawa's Main Island
Why visit Okinawa? Beyond the gorgeous beaches and relaxed vibe, discover the must-see spots of this island paradise.
Visit One of the World's Biggest Aquariums
Japan's largest world-class aquarium is home to thousands of species as well as a few of the world's largest aquarium guests.
Instagram-Worthy Rainy Day Spots in Japan
Believe it or not, there are some places in Japan that are even more beautiful when it rains! Once you see these photos, you'll surely want to visit them and see first-hand!
Drone Captures Pair of Humpback Whales
Drone footage was able to pick up a pair of humpback whales swimming off coast of Okinawa Prefecture.
The Association of the Most Beautiful Villages
The Association of the Most Beautiful Villages in Japan is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving the most interesting and beautiful rural towns in Japan. There are truly some hidden gems on this list!
Rep Your Ryukyu Pride with Okinawa Coca-Cola
The latest addition to Coca-Cola's regional, limited-edition bottles is Okinawa! Quench your thirst and show your pride with this beautiful bottle.
Good Reads: A Passion for Japan
In this new book, 31 foreigners who have made Japan their long-term home share their passions, from sumo to baseball, traditional festivals, martial arts, the tea ceremony, and many more.
Okinawa’s Shuri Castle Celebrating Rebirth
A festival took place at Okinawa’s Shuri Castle where a major fire burned down six buildings a year ago.
Iriomote—Japan’s Last Secluded Isle
Known locally as Iriomotejima, this remote Okinawan island is almost entirely covered in virgin subtropical forest and mangrove trees, and is often called “Japan’s last secluded island.” Iriomote is also home to rare plants and animals!
Buried Army HQ Uncovers Battle of Okinawa
For the first time ever, TV camera crews go into a former army headquarter that lies beneath Shuri Castle in Okinawa.
YouTuber Documents Shuri Castle's Rebirth
A YouTuber from Okinawa, southwestern Japan, introduces the charms of Shuri Castle which is undergoing restoration after suffering a major fire in October 2019.
Japan’s Ocean Paradise
From diving, snorkeling and whale-watching to hiking and visiting historic sites, the Kerama Islands of Kerama-Shoto National Park really offer something for everyone.
12 Best Hotels In Naha
12 best hotels located in Naha, Japan, as recommended by travel experts.
All About's Guide to Naha
Naha is the capital city of Japan's subtropical prefecture, Okinawa. It's a thriving coastal city that fuses Japan's Ryukyu culture with American and Chinese influences, and has an unbeatable relaxed vibe..
Reenacting a 30,000-Year-Old Voyage to Japan
Five people reenacted a canoe ride their ancestors likely took from Taiwan to Japan some 30,000 years ago!
Cruise Around Okinawa with The Wandering Quinn
Join travel blogger Ellie Quinn from The Wandering Quinn, as she island hops around Okinawa!
Shuri Castle Reopens After Fire
Shuri Castle in Okinawa reopens with what remains after a fire in October burned down its main structures. The main shrine’s underground ruins, registered as a World Heritage site, is now open to the public.
10 Things to Do in the Kerama Islands
The Kerama Islands have more to offer than just pristine beaches and crystal clear water. If you're planning on paying the area a visit, you'll want to check out our list of top 10 things to do there!
A Taste of America at Mihama America Village
If you're feeling like a trip to America but don't have the time to go halfway across the world, perhaps Mihama American Village in Okinawa can help ease your heart, or at least your stomach.
Experience a Little Okinawa in Tokyo!
Looking for a taste of Okinawa without the expensive airfare? Well look no further—Okinawa Town can be found in Tokyo, just two stops from Shinjuku!