The Total Okinawa magazine is a quarterly publication aimed at English speaking residents and visitors to Okinawa. It features:

  • Unique reviews, information and things to do in Okinawa written only for us
  • Interactive video content inside the digital magazine
  • It’s FREE
  • totallysmart content to help you find businesses around Okinawa
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DEC 2014 - JAN 2015

Akemashite Omedetou, or Happy New Year! As one of the most important holidays in Japan, New Year’s takes not one, but three days to celebrate. We’ve rounded up the most popular Japanese New Year’s traditions, and explain their meanings. We also have reviews of the Hilton Hotel lunch buffet and A-Danny. Plus, don’t miss our Total You article, the latest dive report from Reef Encounters and Weird & Wonderful.

OCT - NOV 2014

Now that the kids are going back to school, how about doing the same yourself and starting some adult education? We’ve rounded up the top on island choices for further learning as well as some great distance and specialized learning options. We also have a review of The Scarpetters meatball restaurant in Sunabe and Key’s Cafe in Chatan. Plus, don’t miss our Total You article, the latest dive report from Reef Encounters and Weird & Wonderful.

AUG - SEP 2014

Don’t stow away that bathing suit just yet! Okinawa still has warm days and water activities to try, from diving to kayaking and river trekking! Check out our feature story for the short list of activities to do in and around the water. Plus, don’t miss our back to school tips and round up review of off base schools in Okinawa. We also have a review of Shaky’s restaurant in Plaza Shopping Center. And, check out the latest dive report and Weird & Wonderful.

JUN - JUL 2014

With the weather heating up, it’s time to check out all the beaches that Okinawa has to offer. We’ve got round up of some of the best locations for a great day at the beach. Also in this issue, we’ve got review of Hamazushi and Nepal Spice Kitchen as well as travel update if you’re thinking of getting off island this summer. Plus, check out the latest dive report and newest edition of Weird & Wonderful.

APR - MAY 2014

Has the warmer weather brought back some of your wanderlust? Get out and see what the north side of Okinawa Island has to offer, from the popular, to not-so-popular spots. Or, get off island completely: don’t miss our guide on a quick trip to Kyoto. Also in this issue, we review Kramp Coffee in Awase, Fuu Cafe and Yaedake bakery. Plus, check out the latest dive report and newest edition of Weird & Wonderful.

FEB - MAR 2014

Got a sweet tooth? We’ve got just the thing: candy made in Okinawa, infused with Okinawan flavors and shapes. Check out our feature article to find out how to get your hands on these sweet treats. Also in this issue, we review Perestroika Russian restaurant in Naha and the new 360 Grille. We’ve also got the latest dive report and newest edition of Weird & Wonderful.