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Club Sega

Remember the days when someone mentioned the word SEGA they were talking about a game? Well, not anymore! Club SEGA, the closest thing you can come to a theme park here on island, is a gigantic (I’m exaggerating just a smidge) game center with a Japanese...

Four Seasons

One thing that you will not run out of here in Okinawa is luxury beach hotels. Being the tropical paradise that it is, this island allures tourists at the millions every year and a system has to be in place to accommodate such masses. Each hotel has their...

Yakiniku Ganaha

Yakiniku Ganaha is located in Central Nago, right off route 58. A fancy but affordable restaurant that offers all-you-can-eat Yakiniku or lets you order from the menu. Whatever you feel like that day, Ganaha has it! The restaurant is spacious, clean, has...

Running in Okinawa

Although mostly known for the season of holiday celebratory festivities, winter also marks the beginning of all sorts of running events in Okinawa. Known all over for being one of the most beautiful scenic running areas in Japan, this tiny island can pull...

Bistro Luire

Bistro Luire is the place to go if you want some fine food in a beautiful setting. Located on the ocean in Maeda, Bistro Luire serves European fusion cuisine in a beautiful location.They use local Okinawan ingredients cooked in a European style. This is...

Ryukyu BBQ Blue at Kafuu Resort Fuchaku

Kafuu Resort Fuchaku’s Blue restaurant is an East Asian cuisine lovers delight. Sitting on the top floor of their annex building, and with panoramic views of the ocean, it’s the perfect spot to catch a view and a meal.Blue opens its doors to patrons three...

Ikinari Steak

In the eyes of beef connoisseurs, Okinawa has always seemed to be overlooked when it comes to good quality beef. There are of course the very well-known certified Angus and Kobe Wagyu beef but hey, Okinawa should at least be acknowledged for its Ishigaki beef right?...

Total Okinawa April 2019 Magazine

The latest issue of the Total Okinawa magazine is available now. This issue we feature souvenirs from Okinawa; what must you take back home from your visit to Okinawa? We've also got reviews of some unique Okinawa cafes; Cafe Ukulele and Ken's Beachfront Cafe. If...

Onigiri Breakfast

If you’ve stayed in japan for more than even just a day, I’m sure you’ve seen those triangle rice balls called onigiri at any of your local convenience stores. Usually having a variety of different flavours inside, they do have one particular type of...

M3 Used Cars

M3 Used cars has a good selection of cars available on their lot in Chibana close to Kadena.All their cars come with a 2 year JCI and a 1 year warranty. They also offer a full range of repair services including body repair and competitively priced...

The Capes of Okinawa

Okinawa’s beauty can be enjoyed from many places, but some of the best outlooks are from atop a cape. Sparkly oceans, salty air, and a horizon view you’ll never forget. Let’s check out four of Okinawa’s most popular capes. By Louise Dupuy with photographs by Pete...

Baqet

Okinawa being a mostly rice and noodles preponderant prefecture, it’s pretty hard to find a place that serves bread to go with your dishes. Let alone, be the main course! At Baqet’s, there is no question that it’s all about the bread. Their main menu is...

The Orange Restaurant at Kafuu Resort Fuchaku

Kafuu Resort Fuchaku has several high end dining spots, but among these, The Orange stood out as a favorite. Recently renovated and reopened, step inside for a dining experience with flavors from Southeast Asia, China, and Europe.The Orange prides itself...

Wagyu Café Kapuka

Let’s get your chic on! When dining on an Island that feels like summer all year long, it’s hard to find places that you can kick back and enjoy with a sense of high class that doesn’t burn through your pockets. Wagyu Café Kapuka is a perfect for such...

Gato Housing

Gato Housing is a new housing agency located in Okinawa City. They can help you with your home search across Okinawa. Visit their website for their latest properties.  Opening HoursComing Soon

Eagle Lodge

Eagle Lodge is your home away from home ready for your PCS move or temporary lodging. All rooms are All Suite. Features:Refrigerator, Microwave & Coffee MakerEvery room has everything you need in the kitchen to move in.Generous Dining & Living...

Forest Adventure January Discount!

Get 500 yen discount for your course fee by following Forest Adventure in Onna's SNS account or posting the photos taken in the park! Search for "Forest Adventure in Onna" to find us on instagram/Twitter/Facebook. Course fee: Adult: 3,800 yen → 3,300 yen Child: 3,000...

Hanami – Cherry Blossom in Okinawa

Whew! What a year 2018 was! After all the holiday festivities and the ringing in of a New Year, it’s time to relax and enjoy a different type of festivity here on Okinawa; Hanami. What is Hanami? A long standing Japanese tradition of saying farewell to...

ThaiMed

ThaiMed is one of Okinawa’s most popular salons. They’re located in Chatan conveniently close to all the major bases. Apart from the popular stone spa and full body massages, they now also offer IPL hair removal. Review from our magazine: There are many ways to...

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