Travel Blogs from Naha, Japan

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Okinawa - Aloha Hawaiji?, Naha, Japan travel blog

Okinawa - Aloha Hawaiji?

A travel blog entry by dynaaminen_duo

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No johan pasahti! Okinawalla tassa toista paivaa hengaillaan ja taytyy todeta etta melkoinen on lokaatio. Ilmasto ja koko ymparisto on taysin erilainen kuin japanin paasaarella. Vaikka ilma Tokiossakin oli kuuma, niin taalla ilma on hyvinkin ...

A thousand and one ways to cook a pig, Naha, Okinawa, Japan travel blog

A thousand and one ways to cook a pig

A travel blog entry by xerius

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... its transport system. Naha is not a pretty city though. Given that the vast majority of Japan's cities aren't either, this perhaps shouldn't be surprised. But Naha seemed particularly hard on the eye, and I wasn't very impressed by the whirlwind view as ...

Winter Vacation, Naha, Japan travel blog

Winter Vacation

A travel blog entry by hugeinjapan

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... then went out for a drink with a Swedish guy I met at my hostel. He is studying in Korea and it was his first time in Japan. On our way back to the hostel we took the side streets and stumbled upon Naha's soap-land! The adult bar section of town. It was ...

Shuri-jo, Naha, Japan travel blog

Shuri-jo

A travel blog entry by mimiama

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Okinawa: The Highs and Lows, Naha, Japan travel blog

Okinawa: The Highs and Lows

A travel blog entry by zombywoof

... the ground at least 2 previous times and had been rebuilt...From the walls of the castle you can see 360 degrees all around Naha and the surrounding towns. If you`re thinking that it`s a lush, heavily forested tropical paradise then you are wrong. As far ...

Tropical Japan, Naha, Japan travel blog

Tropical Japan

A travel blog entry by anslwithers

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... hub.  A ghastly place due to American influence - there's a big air-force base that has taken over it seems so it's Japan American-style or America Japan-style. Cue lots of bars, strip clubs and general tat.  Apparently the Japanese sometimes ...

Christmas Eve in Japan, Naha, Japan travel blog

Christmas Eve in Japan

A travel blog entry by hugeinjapan

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... treat. The simplest things sometimes can make someone so happy. The tacos were delicious times 10! Either I've been living in Japan too long and haven't eat quality Mexican food or they actually were delicious. I don't care regardless though. Highlight ...

Konnichiwa!, Naha, Japan travel blog

Konnichiwa!

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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... ! And when I took my first hot shower...that was pure euphoria. It was amazing!! The first moment that I realized I was in Japan yesterday was when I hopped on the monorail and noticed that nobody tried to get on the train until every last person got ...

Okinawa - vika ilta... nyyh, Naha, Japan travel blog

Okinawa - vika ilta... nyyh

A travel blog entry by dynaaminen_duo

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Hep! Okinawan touhut jatkuivat viela taman paivan. Eilen illalla kun blogia mentiin hotellin aulaan interswebbiin lahettamaan niin tormattiin kummalliseen ilmioon. Siella oli lankkareita katsomassa formuloita netin kautta. Ja kuinkas kavikaan - ...

Happy New Year, Naha, Japan travel blog

Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by hugeinjapan

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To kick off the New Year there was a bunch of ceremonies and traditional performances going on at Shurijo Castle Park. I took the monorail there in the early afternoon after I found out that once again, the ferries weren't running because of the typhoon. ...

Toot Toot, beep beep, honk honk, Naha, Japan travel blog

Toot Toot, beep beep, honk honk

A travel blog entry by kellyann

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... paid off! Here is the story: On Sunday, we, Me, Craig, Perry, Yasemin and Ryoko piled in my car at 6 am. We went to Naha for the marathon. There were about 24,000 people signed up for the race. It was scheduled to start at 9 am, but we were to ...

One day in Naha, Naha, Japan travel blog

One day in Naha

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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My original plan was to spend 2.5 days in Naha. After purchasing a flight ticket, I received an email from an airline informing me that my 3.5 hour connection in Shanghai has been extended to 24 hours, and they will provide me with accommodation. My ...

Show me what you got Naha, Naha, Japan travel blog

Show me what you got Naha

A travel blog entry by hugeinjapan

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... looked amazing on the sign. Just a simple roast beef sandwich. It was delicious! Probably the best sandwich I've ever eaten. It was my first sandwich since being in Japan to be honest. Something so simple just made my night all that much better! ...

Merry Christmas!, Naha, Japan travel blog

Merry Christmas!

A travel blog entry by hugeinjapan

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... other significant cultural assets. The castle was actually restored in 1992 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Okinawa's reversion to Japan. It is very fancy! Not what I thought it to be though. It was quite empty inside. We saw ...

Song of the Island, Naha, Japan travel blog

Song of the Island

A travel blog entry by kawaiguy

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... , was in my hear just about everywhere I went on this island. Okinawa Prefecture (沖縄県,)is one of Japan's southern islands that consists of hundreds of the Ryukyu islands in a chain over 1,000 km long, which sits within ...

History lesson #3 does not involve a castle, Naha, Japan travel blog

History lesson #3 does not involve a castle

A travel blog entry by kellyann

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... fails throw it in the sea. So this weekend was the Naha Matsuri- for all you who don`t speak Japanese, including me. That means Naha Festival. And that involves the Naha Tsunahiki- tug of war, duh. And the tug of war is not just any tug of war. ...

New Years Eve, Naha, Japan travel blog

New Years Eve

A travel blog entry by hugeinjapan

... was playing on TV all night. It was like a blast to the past. Boy band and girl band central. All JPOP and KPOP music. Japan loves it. They are all so popular despite their cheesy dance moves and corny lyrics. Karaoke was the plan for the night but there ...

The last night of my vacation, Naha, Japan travel blog

The last night of my vacation

A travel blog entry by hugeinjapan

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... to do. I thought sleeping on tatami mats was stiff...they are nothing compared to sleeping on a cement floor on a boat. Back in Naha I bought some gifts for co-workers and family and went on one last free sample run. I'm looking forward to being back in ...

Gross, Naha, Japan travel blog

Gross

A travel blog entry by hugeinjapan

... of the free sweets samples the stores give out daily. Back at the hostel we watched Inception. My first American movie since being in Japan. I hope the ferries are up and running tomorrow because I want to go to Tokashiki Island! When I went to go make my ...

zipelines and glass cows annihilate the allowance, Naha, Japan travel blog

zipelines and glass cows annihilate the allowance

A travel blog entry by daily4

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... english. on the way to the ticket booth (previously walked past) i found a pay phone and decided to try calling Air Canada's Japan office about changing my flight home to a slightly earlier date (i missed my couch!). so easy it was stupid. lesson ...

budget buster, Naha, Japan travel blog

budget buster

A travel blog entry by daily4

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... two  with all the same as above? check! make it through all of that and you have the pleasure of exiting into Japan! information desk on your right...where they're friendly, speak english, give you a free map AND detailed instructions on how to get ...

Karate in Tropical Japan (Flashback), Naha, Japan travel blog

Karate in Tropical Japan (Flashback)

A travel blog entry by adamz

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... the pottery district that was located there. Started out going down the main shopping arcade which seems to be a popular concept in Japan. Lots of different types of shops here and not just souviner shops as on the main road. In particular lots of local ...

Karate in Tropical Japan (Flashback), Naha, Japan travel blog

Karate in Tropical Japan (Flashback)

A travel blog entry by adamz

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... regular classes at one of the local universities. Day 2 - Sogen-Ji, Okinawan Prefecture Museum, Kokusai-Dori Seems that an earthquake hit Japan not to long after I arrived in Japan. Given how far south I am I didnt feel anything but the TV in the hostel ...

japonska neucinkovitost, Naha, Japan travel blog

japonska neucinkovitost

A travel blog entry by zalazala

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Iz Kyota sem se podala v Beppu, ki je na vzhodni obali in res sem pricakovala neki ful uau in oh in sploh pa je bilo dalec od tega, precej sivo vse in dolgocasno. To je namrec kraj, ki je zelo znan po svojih "onsen" - topli vrelci v katerih se ljudje ...

Med Mats på Okinawa, Naha, Japan travel blog

Med Mats på Okinawa

A travel blog entry by ingridogeivind

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... og samfunn og var en av faa unge politsk interesserte japanere. Vi klora oss fast med nebb og klor! Endelig skulle vi faa diskutere Japan paa god engelsk! Det endte med at Eivind pent takka for seg i to-tida, etter at vi hadde fortaert et par flasker ...

Chinesischer Garten & Strand, Naha, Japan travel blog

Chinesischer Garten & Strand

A travel blog entry by tombery

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... an der Hauptstrasse war, beschloss ich diese auch gleich ein wenig zu erkunden. Einmal mehr merkte ich, dass Okinawa einfach ncht wie Japan ist. Die Strasse ist von Souvenirläden gesäumt, die so ziemlich alles verkaufen was das Herz begehrt. Da es erst ...

Das Schloss, Naha, Japan travel blog

Das Schloss

A travel blog entry by tombery

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... , welches in Naha liegt. Dabei wurden wir von Liz Freundin Pi-Chan begleitet, welche Liz von einem WWOOfing-Einsatz in Japan kannte und welche aus Taiwan stammt. Okinawa gehörte nicht seit jeher zu Japan, sondern war früher ein eigenständiges ...

Okinawa, Naha, Japan travel blog

Okinawa

A travel blog entry by gadelle

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... which is on the eastern side. Shuri Castle was once the home of the royal family, because Okinawa has only been part of Japan for a relatively short time.  Before that, it was the centre of the Ryuukyuu Kingdom, which owed its wealth to ...

Zuidelijkste punt per boot bereikt - Naha, Naha, Japan travel blog

Zuidelijkste punt per boot bereikt - Naha

A travel blog entry by thomasmolineaux

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... een apart koninkrijk, dat evenveel contact had met China, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand en zelfs Indonesie. Terwijl de rest van Japan helemaal opgesloten zat in zichzelf tijdens de eeuwen van isolatie onder de militaire regering. Die eigen geschiedenis voel je ...

Letzter Tag in Okinawa, Naha, Japan travel blog

Letzter Tag in Okinawa

A travel blog entry by tombery

... in den nächsten...arme Liz. Am Abend hiess es dann auch schon Abschied nehmen von Liz, da ich sie bestimmt nicht mehr in Japan sehen würde. Aber ich hoffe, wir bleiben auch nachher noch in Kontakt, schliesslich ist sie ja in England zu Hause. ...

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