Adventure

Explore more of the unseen places in Okinawa from Senega Island to Kouri Island and beyond!
Ever wake up thinking, "What should we do today?" I don't know about you but this is a constant question that comes to mind when planning our family's weekend adventures. Chipping away at our bucket list of things-to-do in Okinawa. I personally had no idea about this place called Bios no Oka. I saw an advertisement for it during one of my outings and saw they had a boot tour. I was instantly sold. What is "Bios no Oka"? "Bios" means "life" in Greek. Bios no Oka is a subtropical forest...
The first time that we took Marron to the beach at Senega Island after officially adopting her, she went absolutely crazy. It looked like she had never stepped foot on sand before. At first, she was a little skittish about the whole situation, though, it could've been just her in a new place with new people that she was unfamiliar with. However, as soon as she found out that she could start digging holes in the sand and how fun it was—as well as how great it tasted—we didn't want to leave...
While there's no true replacement for those fitness freaks on Okinawa missing their dose of the approximate 260 grueling steps to the top of the Stairway to Heaven, here are two alternatives that you might enjoy until its reopening, rumored to be sometime in March of 2019, or anytime after for that matter. Both of these stairways are dwarfed by the Stairway to Heaven, but they will give your quads, hamstrings, calves, and shins (anterior tibialis) a great workout nonetheless. The Ankle...
When it is very usual to see many Americans hanging out in specific areas up north, I’ve noticed that the majority of them haven’t yet discovered other great places to hang out in the southern areas of Okinawa. So, I thought that I’d share this remarkable place that my family and I like to go to whenever we feel like getting away from the daily hassle. Umikaji Terrace on Senega Island is located just a mere 10-minute drive south of Naha Airport if you were to travel Route 58 or 10 minutes...
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