Okinawa

Seifa Utaki Southern Okinawa

Explored Southern Okinawa & Visited the Best Cape in Okinawa (Cape Chinen, Seifa Utaki, Oujimaimaiyu Market) – Day 2

There are so many capes in Okinawa. Which is the best? Today, I’ll share with you my Day 2 Itinerary in Okinawa. Psst, we’ll be exploring Southern Okinawa – you’ll get to see the most charming cape in Okinawa. We’ll also visit Seifa Utaki and Ouijimaimaiyu Fish Market and talk a little about the difference between MOS Burger in Okinawa and in Singapore. Which is better? Let’s find out.   MOS Burger in Okinawa | How it differs …

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Tsuboya Pottery Street - Okinawa History

Get to know Okinawa’s History at Himeyuri Peace Museum and Former Japanese Navy HQ (Plus Tsuboya Pottery & Kokusai Dori Streets) – Day 1 – Pt 2

What’re the first few things to do after arriving in Okinawa? How about visiting places that can provide insights into Okinawa’s history and learn how the island was tragically impacted during WWII? On Day 1 (Part 2), we would visit Himeyuri Peace Museum, Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters and Tsuboya Pottery Street. We’ll round up this post with lighter contents towards the end by sharing food, food and more food at Kokusai Dori Street aka “The Tourist Street”. Psst, this …

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Mr Kinjo in Mihara Okinawa Hotel

Mr Kinjo in Mihara – A Tricky Hotel in Okinawa to Check Into but worth every hassle

  Hey there, if you are heading to Okinawa, here’s a hotel you’ll wanna know about – Mr Kinjo in Mihara. Here’s a spoiler, this hotel costs only S$43 per night at time of my booking and it wasn’t a shabby hotel – it was quite good actually. I’m dedicating an entire post to Mr Kinjo in Mihara because this hotel does require a guide of its own, especially to foreigners. If you don’t want to waste …

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Rent a Car in Okinawa

How to Rent a Car in Okinawa (Plus Visit Itoman Fish Market) – Day 1

What to do after landing in Okinawa? Rent a car of course! Today’s post is an expansion of my 9-Day Okinawa Itinerary and I’ll share in greater details what we did on Day 1 in Okinawa. You’ll see why it took us more than an hour to get hold of our pre-booked rental car in Okinawa. I’ll also show you the fabulous first meal we’ve had at Itoman Fish Market. As always, tips and logistics information will be …

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Snorkel at Cape Maeda

How to Snorkel at Cape Maeda and Blue Cave without joining a tour?

You don’t have to join a tour to snorkel in Okinawa. Oops, I’ve said it a few times, haven’t I? But it’s true. Today, I will share some tips on how to snorkel at Cape Maeda without joining a tour. You don’t have to pay guide fees or snorkel together with a big group of tourists. You set your own timing on how long you want to play with the fishes and enjoy the water off the East China …

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Things to do in Okinawa

20 Things to do in Northern Okinawa (Part 2)

Booked a ticket to Okinawa already? If you are looking for things to do in Northern Okinawa, you have come to the right place. In our recent trip, we covered all corners of Okinawa Main Island and will be sharing touristy attractions as well as those off the beaten path. This post continues from Part 1 and will share a summary of what we did from Day 5 to Day 9 where we based ourselves in Northern …

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9 Days Okinawa Itinerary

9 Days Okinawa Itinerary: Things to do in Okinawa (Part 1)

Deep blue sea, white fluffy clouds and awesome great views every day! That’s how I would describe Okinawa. I’ve recently returned from the sunny island and would like to share with you my 9 Days Okinawa Itinerary. You’ll see me visiting tourist attractions as well as places off the tourist map. My 9 days in Okinawa were so fulfilling. There was not a single day when I wasn’t wowed by what I saw or did. From snorkel-friendly …

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Typhoon in Okinawa

How Typhoon in Japan Disrupted My Travel Plan (And Lessons Learnt)

“Warning. Typhoon will hit Okinawa on 1 July!”. That was the message my Airbnb host sent me a day before I was to check out of his residence and make a two hours drive from north to south of Okinawa. My checkout date happened to be on 1 July, the day Typhoon Prapiroon was forecasted to hit Okinawa, Japan. How ‘lucky’! Growing up in Singapore where typhoon has never been able to reach our shore (thank god!), I …

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