• May 16, 2016

    Nakagusuku Castle Ruins

    Editor's Note: The Nakagusuku Castle Ruins were originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on December 12, 2008; you can read a PDF copy of that original review HERE. The post below is an updated take…
  • Cambodia: Siem Reap with Katrina l Okinawa Hai!
    May 21, 2014

    Cambodia: Siem Reap with Katrina

    CONTRIBUTED BY KATRINA RAYMOND We flew from Okinawa to Siem Reap for five days on Asiana Airlines. We booked a guided tour through IACE Travel on Kadena. The hotel we stayed at was the Tara Angkor,…
  • September 11, 2012

    Newlywed PCS, Part 12: When Relatives Visit

    For those of you planning a move to Okinawa soon, we hope Marie's descriptions of the process of their travel and first months of settling in can help you with a few of the "unknowns."  To read more…
  • September 13, 2011

    World Heritage Site: Tamaudun Royal Mausoleum

    CONTRIBUTED BY JANNEL KETTENRING Tamaudun Sign Tamaudun Door With the goal to see all nine World Heritage sites on Okinawa, while a friend was visiting, we headed off to find Tamaudun. We had a little…
  • May 29, 2011

    Seifa Utaki

    CONTRIBUTED BY MELISSA MCDANIEL You’re probably aware that Okinawa is the home of nine sites designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and you’ve probably visited the biggies--Shuri-jo, Zakimi-jo,…
  • January 19, 2011

    Katsuren Castle

    CONTRIBUTED BY JENNIFER MARTINEZ The KES school bus drives ahead. Meanwhile we’re stuck at a red light in the Tamagusuku area of Nanjo.  My toddler, Justice, is the in backseat bouncing with excitement…
  • February 16, 2009

    Shikinaen Royal Gardens

    Editor's Note: Shikinaen Garden was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on February 12, 2009; you can read a PDF copy of that original review HERE. The post below is an updated take on this restaurant,…
  • January 30, 2009

    Nakijin Castle (Ruins)

    CONTRIBUTED BY DASHA GARIEPY Are you eager to try the restaurant from our last post, but don't want to drive all-the-way-to-Nago "just" for that? Are you looking for something to do around Nago that…
  • Shurijo Castle Park | Okinawa Hai!
    December 1, 2007

    Shuri Castle

    Editor’s Note: Shuri Castle was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on December o1, 2007; you can read a PDF copy of that original review here. The post below is an updated take on this restaurant,…
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