Okinawa: Asia’s Island of Discovery

In a new travel series entitled ‘Okinawa: A Journey of Discovery’ seven travellers from around the world travel to an exotic island in Asia called Okinawa. The seven experts, who come from seven different countries, are hand-packed to visit the Asian island and to share its secrets with the rest of the world.

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Okinawa, probably one of the world’s best-kept secrets, provides visitors with unique experiences in food, culture, music and more. Each traveller on the show has a special skill that will showcase the very best Okinawa has to offer, and with unique challenges created for each of them, you just never know what’ll happen next!

Speaking about his stay on the island, Josh Harris, a bar owner from the USA said “sometimes you need to search for the adventure and the beauty in the unlikely places. If you get off the beat and path you’re gonna get an experience that’s so much more personal and so much more unique.” During the series Josh is introduced to the oldest distilled liquor in Japan and given the task of making a perfect Awamori cocktail.

In addition to the rich culinary heritage found on the island, there is also a thriving underwater world of tropical reefs that provide the perfect opportunity for professional scuba diver Emma Burdett, to get up close with some rare manta rays which are popular sight around the island.

Towards the final episode, Russian dancer Maria Bessononva laments that “life is full of moments that take your breath away” and that being on Okinawa island has been one of those moments. The entire series will make you want to experience the beauty and wonder of this slice of tropical paradise. To watch the entire series click here.

Author: Group Features Editor

James is the Group Features Editor for Agenda Daily managing the business, entertainment, lifestyle, technology and travel sections. After completing a degree in law, he decided that writing was his first love and has been a journalist for over three years working in magazines, TV, radio and online.

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  • Jsh

    An unlikely place for a tropical island holiday – looks awesome though!

  • fashiongal

    What a GREAT way to showcase an island!!! Looks amazing!