Manta Ray diving in Ishigaki Island, Japan

This Week on Ishigaki, Iriomote and Taketomi Islands – 10 November 2020

Mac here. I spent the last week on Ishigaki, Iriomote and Taketomi Islands part of the Yaeyama Islands, and it definitely wasn’t sedentary. For this week’s ‘This Week in’, I’m going to highlight five active experiences I enjoyed – diving, cycling, hiking, canoeing and, most relaxing of all, stargazing.  The Yaeyama Islands are both the […]

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Yubu Island Water Buffalo Taxi

This Week on Yubu Island – 3 November 2020

Mac here. This week I had the honour of being a guest of the Japan Association of Travel Agents and Okinawa Prefectural Government on a tour of Ishigaki and Iriomote Islands, two of the southernmost and westernmost islands in the Japanese archipelago.  There are so many highlights that it would require several ‘This Week in’s […]

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