• November 18, 2016

    A Visit To Jingu-ji Temple

    CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY Have any of you visited Futenma shrine caves? For those who have, you may or may not have noticed, a short walk up the road from the highway is a gateway. This is the entrance…
  • October 28, 2016

    A Visit To The Futenma Shrine Caves

        CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY If you’ve ever driven out of Camp Foster's Legion Gate and taken a right, you’ll have passed by Futenma Shrine Caves. You may or may not have spotted…
  • May 11, 2016

    Vintage Yard Antiques

    Vintage Yard Antiques CONTRIBUTED BY JASON ANNIS There is something about the way things were made many years ago that has a timeless allure. If you are looking for a special gift or a rare knick-knack…
  • April 27, 2016

    Applied Wing Chun Okinawa

    CONTRIBUTED BY ROB DOGGETT After years of growing up watching Bruce Lee movies, like every kid, I always wanted to learn how to do what he did. Later, I learned that Bruce Lee studied Wing Chun (Ving…
  • February 13, 2016

    Cafe Nicoli

    CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. Cafe Nicoli is not new to Okinawa, nor should it be new to you. However, our last write up (which you can still find at the bottom of this post) was back in 2011 and since…
  • Time Wash Okinawa | Okinawa Hai
    September 17, 2015

    Time Wash Okinawa

    CONTRIBUTED BY BRETTE KNAUTE There was a time, back in my youth, when my car was spotless. The seats were clean, the windows were washed -- it even had a wonderful "new-car smell". Ah the good old…
  • Rich Epi | Okinawa Hai
    July 13, 2015

    Rich Epi

    CONTRIBUTED BY Fun Flying Four Have you been to Minotagawa yet? You seriously need to... it’s a foodies delight! Claire Bray-Collin already wrote about the delicious oHacorte Patisserie, (and I…
  • January 17, 2013

    Tenkaippin Ramen

    CONTRIBUTED BY CALYN PAQUIN With many noodle restaurants very close by, namely Ramen Kagetsu Arashi, Marugame and Taiwan Ramen House Ho-Ja to name a few, do we need another noodle restaurant? Sure…
  • October 25, 2012

    oHacorte Patisserie

    CONTRIBUTED BY CLAIRE BRAY-COLLINS Tart? Tarte? I’ll admit, I’ve been called both in the past…The former, a spunky, stylish gal with a razor-sharp wit. The latter, a lovely sweet treat encased…
  • July 24, 2012

    Barclays Court

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANGI BRZYCKI Barclay Exterior Truthfully, I am not really a fan of strip malls with the exception of Barclay's court in Urasoe City. For one, the Starbucks opens at 6:50 am compared…
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