When Aussies consider touring to Japan, they could assume snowboarding in winter or seeing the cherry blossoms in spring.
However what concerning the seaside in summer time? Would the TikTok under persuade you to pack your seaside towel and thongs for the East Asian nation this yr?
A girl from Spain – a preferred vacation spot for Aussies to flock to in the course of the European summer time – moved to Tokyo final yr and makes journey movies for TikTok
Sharing a clip of Okinawa Island this week – dubbed the “Hawaii of Japan” – Feolaz wrote: “As a substitute of honing to fashionable vacationer locations for crystal clear water and white seashores … Go to Japan.”
The textual content of the video learn: “As a substitute of going to Bali, Thailand or Australia and be crowded by vacationers … go to … Japan.”
Whereas folks agreed Okinawa was “breathtaking,” customers have been fast to level out journey bills in Japan have been incomparable to Bali and Thailand.
“Like flying and staying in Japan isn’t costly as hell,” wrote one individual.
“Large distinction in costs meals and drinks and lodging,” stated one other.
Feolaz defended the vacation spot, saying whereas flights may be costly, touring Okinawa Island on a price range is “completely doable.”
In a separate video, Feolaz documented what she spent in a day, which included the resort, meals and an entry payment to the scenic rock formation Cape Manzamo. I got here to about $90.
Australians within the feedback have been fast to defend down underneath seashores from being labelled crowded.
“I imply Australia has a number of seashores. Like 12,000 seashores, not simply Bondi,” one stated.
“There’s lots much less folks in Australia than there may be in Japan,” another person wrote.
Okinawa has a moist subtropical local weather and the common sea temperature ranges from round 21C in February to almost 30C in August.