Okinawa, a prefecture within the Ryukyu Islands, is the tropical paradise of Japan. Located a mere 2.5 to 3.5-hour flight from Osaka and Tokyo, Okinawa is visited by many Japanese people on vacation, school children on their school trips and visitors to Japan.
From the Okinawa Travel Guide
The hostel is really good located, the main street is very close, you can find shops and restaurants in the surrounding as well. You can reach it easily by monorail. It could be cleaned more often, the equipment is not hightech. But the owner is fluent in english, very friendly and he can help you if you have questions. ... more
I really enjoyed staying at Base. The staff were all very kind and helpful and when I left I felt that I wanted to stay longer because of all the nice people I met there =) The location is really close to the beach and not far from the monorail and busses. The room I stayed in were dormitory style four beds and had it's own toilet and shower. ... more
I basically used the guesthouse as a base to visit Okinawa and surrounding islands. I must say the staff has been invaluable in the help they provided and have gone to great lengths to make calls in my behalf, advise me on travel arrangements. I cannot thank them enough for their kindness!! Mr Blue Popovic ... more
Okinawa - Japan
Yep... it's actually one of the best places i've travelled to in Japan. If you're going to head down that way, check out one of the smaller islands... not the main island. The main island is great, but not nearly as beautiful as the smaller islands. You'll be amazed by the culture in okinawa... it ...
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Is it worth visiting the Okinawa islands in Japan? Ill be travelling through Japan on my way through asia, and they look amazing... Are they easy (and most importantly) not too expensive to travel to and around? And are they worth it? Cos Ill be doing a lot of island time later on in the trip (Indonesia ...
I arrived in Okinawa in late March, which is a good time of the year for weather. Its fairly cool and not very rainy. I immediately got an apartment on the sea wall. Okinawa is about 60 miles long and not more than 10 miles wide in most places. To break it down, the south part of the island is where ...
Posted in John's Travels by metke
Actualy the official name is the Okinawan Cultural Centre. The locals call it Okinawa World a play on Disney World and yes it s a tourist trap. To see all the exhibits is 1600yen a person add 30% or another 500 and that's $21.00 loonies apiece I went for the cheapy at 1200 yen. The cave complex is one (may ...
Posted in Patrick's Okinawa, Tokyo, Viet Nam by patgoodeve