Kouri-jima is an island by Okinawa’s northwest shore of Nakijin peninsula. It is known for being a remote island easily accessible by car, which is a draw for many tourists. Though small in size (773 acres of land in a 4.9-mile circumference), Kouri can be big fun.
My parents and I hopped in a car and made our way earlier this month for a quick...
During the hot and muggy August summer, my parents and I set out for a two-week tour of Asia. It was our second time traveling in Asia (together) and we were really looking forward to the trip. We chose three locations, a short plane ride from Korea: Taiwan, Hong Kong and the Philippines.
The owner of a small island off the coast of Kyushu has agreed to sell the property to Japan, which plans to turn it into a site for U.S. naval aviators to practice carrier landings, the chief cabinet minister’s office announced Monday.