Robert Walker has traveled extensively throughout the Ryukyu Islands for 25 years and frequently lectures about them to groups around the world. He has visited all of the inhabited islands, even the most remote ones.
"Illustrated with over 200 color photographs and 40 maps, this book
provides essential travel tips to help tourists avoid costly
mistakes." --Cultural News blog
"Walker has amassed a huge amount of information--condensed here into 290 pages that cover everything from useful Japanese terms to the activities each island is known for. With key destinations, transportation information and places to stay even on the smallest of islands, all the necessary information is provided without overwhelming the reader." --Japan Times