Author: Matt Alt

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Okinawa travel: 'Take me to Taketomi'

Okinawa travel: 'Take me to Taketomi'

Remote yet comfortable, this tiny island is a time capsule of Okinawan tradition
Awamori: A guide to Okinawa's tropical drink of choice

Awamori: A guide to Okinawa's tropical drink of choice

Japan's answer to bourbon is also an Okinawan favorite that deserves a wider audience
Cute, cool and dangerous: Okinawa's diverse wildlife

Cute, cool and dangerous: Okinawa's diverse wildlife

From gentle dugong to fiery vipers, island life is something to see ... but not toy with
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