The Opacize craze has come to Okinawa

Share this…I recently had the pleasure of attending my first Opacize class here in Okinawa, Japan! What is Opacize you ask? Opacize is a new, Greek way to work out and stay fit, healthy and happy! It was so much fun and very easy to follow. I had such a great time that I almost […]


Share this…On April 29th, approximately 500 koinobori-carp streamers will be hoisted up to celebrate the Children’s Day season at the Minatogawa Community Center. Children’s Day is a national holiday celebrated in Japan and is the last celebration in Golden Week. Children’s Day was originally known as Tango no Sekku and was originally a holiday celebrating […]

15TH Ryukyu Hanabi Illusion Fireworks Festival April 14th

Share this…The 15th Ryukyu Hanabi Illusion Fireworks Festival will be held on April 14th from 7:30 pm- 9 pm. This is the earliest firework festival in Japan. As a memorial project of the 15th anniversary of the Ryukyu Sea Fire Festival there will be a concert by¬†Rimi Natsukawa, a singer from Ishigaki, Okinawa from 5-6:30 […]

Share this…Have you missed Latin food since living in Okinawa? What if I told you that you enjoy Miami Latin-Style food on Mondays from 11 am-2 pm at Beachhead on Camp Schwab?! Enjoy your favorite Latin-style dishes such as Bistec de Palomilla (steaks with onions), Medallones de Pollo (bacon wrapped chicken), Ropa Vieja (Cuban-style shredded […]

Share this…Spring is in the air in Okinawa! What a perfect time to do some Spring cleaning and donate those items to a great cause! Okinawa International Women’s Club is holding its annual Spring Bazaar on Monday, March 12th at the ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel in Naha and they are seeking your donations of baked […]

Share this…The news of the latest government shutdown is causing panic amongst many military families. A quick look on my Facebook feed and all you see is chatter with my friends asking questions such as, “Will my child’s school be closed?” to the most pressing of questions, “Will we even get paid?” So what should […]