Okinawa - Beyond the Beaches

If you read anything about the coral-fringed islands Okinawa archipelago, you'll quickly find out that diving, whale-watching and island hopping are among the best things to do here.  The archipelago of Okinawa, made up of over 160 islands slung across the East China Sea, is a place of chalk-white beaches and mangrove forests, located closer to Taiwan than Tokyo. And while this is certainly true, to focus only on the beach activities is to overlook Okinawa's real charm: the traditional Japanese culture that makes it unlike any other island chain in the world. Read more about Okinawa - Beyond the Beaches