Okinawa: Japan’s Mad, Mad Salad!

For centuries Okinawa was the centre of the Ryukyu Kingdom. Now, it’s an oasis in the East China Sea where people live longer than almost anyplace on Earth!
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An Outpost Mini-Guide to Travel: Okinawa, Japan

Text by Simon Vaughan, Photos by Jo Turner ALL ABOUT OKINAWA Okinawa, referred to as Okinawa Main Island, is the largest and most densely populated island in the Okinawa Prefecture, the southernmost of Ja...

Funding Your Expat Life With ESL

The tortured sounds of the alphabet song drifted across the lobby for the fifth time that day. From the next room, rising above the muffled voices, I heard, “Teacher, what does it mean, ‘feces’?” I sigh...