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Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan – Part 1: Introduction and background

This article is part one of the series “Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan” Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan – Part 1: Introduction and background Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan – Part 2: Central & North Main Island Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan – Part 3: Tokashiki Island   Some dreams do […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Former Japanese Navy HQ, Okinawa, Japan

On my first day in Okinawa I visited the former Japanese Naval Underground Headquarters in Naha City. Some 450 metres of tunnels were dug and today 300 metres are open to the public. It’s a sobering place; the horrendous losses to both sides in the only large scale battle on land in Japan during World War […]