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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!

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!

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.

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!

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..

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.

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.

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.

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Japan Spots for 2018

Debating where to go in Japan? We break down TripAdvisor's Top 10 choices for 2018!

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Take Your Prefectural Pride on the Road

These stylish license plates feature iconic imagery from prefectures throughout Japan, so you can show off your prefectural pride every time you hit the road!

Cruise Around Okinawa with The Wandering Quinn

Join travel blogger Ellie Quinn from The Wandering Quinn, as she island hops around Okinawa!

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!

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.

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!

12 Best Hotels In Naha

12 best hotels located in Naha, Japan, as recommended by travel experts.

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