In order to escape the current harsh winter weather, some of us might be planning a getaway to somewhere nice and warm, such as Okinawa. But for the rest of us who can’t actually make the trip to Japan’s delightful subtropical region and lie on a beach, there’s “Little Okinawa” in Yokohama.

The city’s Tsurumi Ward is known for its Okinawan community with several Okinawan restaurants, bars and shops in the area. This Sunday, railway operator Keikyu Corp. and the Okinawa Convention Bureau will jointly host the “Tsurumi-Okinawa Tsumami Walk” to promote Little Okinawa.

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