This quick café stop in the Okinawan capital almost didn’t make the cut – in blogging terms, anyway – as I didn’t gather quite enough material to compose a proper […]
Here’s a brief (Mini-)Food Report, covering a Japanese-style steak lunch I enjoyed in a restaurant at one of Naha’s major shopping malls. Welcome to Wafū-tei.
For the moment, let’s skip over our second full day in Okinawa – though I do hope to tell that tale in due course – and move straight into the […]
The islands of Okinawa Prefecture are sprinkled with the remains of gusuku: massive stone-walled castles that are in some ways similar to, and yet in many other ways different from, […]
Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture is famous for its beaches, but what’s a chap to do when he hates going to the beach? No worries – there’s plenty to see, do, and […]
The elegant splendour of Shuri Castle allows us to imagine the pampered lives that the Kings of Ryūkyū once led. At the same time, the royal mausoleum of Tamaudun – […]
Our exploration of Naha’s iconic Shuri Castle continues from my previous post – though we’ll be spending more time outdoors on this occasion. Let’s have a look at some of […]