Category: Okinawa 2018

Japan 2018 Food pics

Japan, a foodie’s Nirvana!

The Manta Dive

Oh… an unexpected blue sky and tropical sunshine… that’s a promising start. Ishigaki is one of the most popular diving sites in Japan and famous for manta watching.  Philippe had high hopes to see a manta or two : ) but April is not…

Akashi Shokudo – (not just) a Bowl of Ramen

  So here we go again. After many noodle meals in Okinawa already, Yasuko came up with one more “impossible to leave this island without sampling these noodles” restaurant. It has won prices and is all over the social networks galaxy. A must. It…

Ishigaki-jima Sunset Beach

….all alone. Even the sunset did not bother to show up.

Mt. Maapee

Our second hike on the Ishigaki Island: Mt. Maapee. It has a modest height of 230m with two hiking paths to the top: the longer one takes 45 minutes and the shorter one just 15 minutes! Sounds more like a stroll in the park. The…

Kabira Bay – postcard pretty

This intricate emerald-blue bay surrounded  by the white sand beach is in every Okinawa brochure, poster and on gazillions of FB and Instagram posts (and now on ours). We were a bit skeptical but once we looked down the bay, we both uttered oh,…

Morning beach walk @ Ibaruma

… and in the evening the day before…