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We Love Okinawa! In Pictures and Ben's Final Podcast

For Spring break we went to Okinawa with Ben’s mom, Kathy. It was one of the most fantastic trips we’ve ever been on! Take a listen to find out why, but the pictures will do what words alone cannot (there are A LOT of photos).

Manta Bay

Whether you’re a certified diver like Emily or a first-timer like me, Ishigaki is the place to do it. Such a cool experience.


Open Road in Ishigaki

There are several clusters of islands off of the coast of Japan, all of which are far enough off of the beaten path to be relatively tourist free. 222 more words


Rostige Fortbewegungsmittel

Noch immer fühlten wir uns beide etwas krank, weshalb wir den kommenden Tag eher ruhig angehen wollten. Wir verzichteten darauf mit der Fähre eine der umliegenden Inseln zu besichtigen, sondern nahmen uns vor die Hauptinsel der südlichen Insekette, auf der wir auch unserer Hostel gebucht hatten, etwas mehr zu erkunden. 398 more words


Club Med

I woke up in the middle of the night and started to feel the room shake. I went back to sleep afterwards. No one else had felt it, so I began to wonder if it really was an earthquake. 176 more words



Headed to Naha airport. It’s quite a nice airport, however We realized that we needed to take another short bus ride to get to the ‘airport’ where both Peach and Vanilla Air fly out of, which looks more like where the cargo planes fly out of. 105 more words


Mirumiru Gelato Shop : Ishigaki

Many places on Ishigaki have a laid-back island feel that’s just so darn relaxing and cute.  It’s surprisingly under-developed, which makes you feel like you’re in the country – a countryside with an ocean view.   162 more words