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All our articles in English

Browse all our articles on this page. We publish regularly, so watch this space to keep up to date about what’s going on in Okinawa. Check the home page for a list of our main categories. If you want to read in Japanese, visit the Magazine Page on the Japanese side of our site.

Awesome Places in Okinawa
Paul Sean Grieve

Aha Dam Kohan Park

Aha Dam (and Kouhan Park) in Kunigami is a little-known spot that offers world-class views of jungle covered mountains.

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Awesome Places in Okinawa
Paul Sean Grieve

Todoroki Falls in Nago, Okinawa

One of the most visited waterfalls on the Okinawa main island, Torodoki Falls an the park around it make for an easy refreshing getaway.

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Okinawan History and Culture
Paul Sean Grieve

The Sport of Okinawan Bullfighting

Okinawan bullfighting, which is sort of like sumo wrestling with bulls, is a popular sport and has a long, proud history in the Ryukyu Islands.

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Walks in Okinawa
Paul Sean Grieve

The Steps at Nakagusuku Park

(Easy) The wooden-plank walkway through the forest in Nakagusuku park offers a fun trek up the hillside that can be enjoyed without going too far out of your way.

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Okinawa Nature
Shawn Miller

The Blueberry Hermit Crab in Okinawa

The Blueberry Hermit Crab sometimes uses beach trash in favor of natural shells. Shawn Miller has made a project of tagging and photographing these crabs, and giving them proper shells to live in.

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