The Okinawa connection between Awamori and Karate
It is said that in many moons ago in China, women were not allowed out of the house at night, except on the 15th day of the Ch..
Shuri Castle was built in the 14th century and was the palace of the Ryukyu Kingdom. It was neglected for almost 400 years and suffered great damage during..
Every zoo in Japan is unique is some way. Okinawa Zoo and Museum is no different as it is the southernmost zoo in all of Japan and..
Located in the rural north side of the beautiful island of Okinawa is the village of Ogimi. Often sought after by foreigners a..
Shisa's are lion dogs of chinese origin adopted by Okinawans to guard against evils spirits. Okinawa World theme park features..
Naminoue Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture. It is located on a high cliff overlooking Naminoue Beach and the ocean. Any boat..
Every October, Naha hosts its annual Tug-of-War Festival, where competing teams face off with a 200-meter long rope – a Guinne..
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