Okinawa Travel with my Japanese In-Laws maybe NOT a Good Idea

OKINAWA, Sep 25 (Paolo fromTOKYO) - When we started planning our trip a few months earlier, the Japanese government was actually encouraging domestic travel, even running campaigns with discounted travel up 50 percent in some cases.

So it was only natural for many Japan residents to start traveling back to areas like Okinawa, especially since many people had been staying home the past couple years. In fact, the hotel itself seemed to be at near full capacity so perhaps government initiatives were working well….maybe too well. This is our experience with traveling in Japan as a family including my Japanese in-laws and some of things that other travelers should be aware of. ...continue reading