Finally after months of being under a state of emergency due to the pandemic, Okinawa lifted its state of emergency on Friday. What this means is that parks, beaches, museums, and other sites are open again! And Sunday morning, I headed to Naha to visit Shurijo Castle Park & the Tamaudun Royal Mausoleum, two of …
Where I have a heiwa mini-adventure
Two thousand twenty. Twenty-twenty. 2020 I'm sitting here on the cusp of the New Year, looking back over the last 12 months. And what a year was 2020. And in looking back, I decided to list my Top 20 of 2020 broken down into Top 5s in 4 categories. 1-5 — Top 5 Books I …
I haven’t been venturing out much. Like many places, COVID has been on the rise out in town. Okinawa is a tourist destination for mainland Japan, much like Hawaii. So even though Japanese do wear masks, I have opted on the side of caution and have just stayed home. Staying home has never been a …
Where I attempt to find Sea Glass Beach
After nearly two months, I finally moved into my new apartment.
Getting an apartment
It's been a long day.
first week post-quarantine
Acclimating (a mini update)