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Okinawa Foodie: Fresh Fish from First Makishi Public Market

Okinawa Foodie: Fresh Fish from First Makishi Public Market

Just down the road from the main drag in Naha, is a public market where you can get pretty good deals on most things.  You can also get the freshest fist if you want to overpay for food.

Okinawa Tourist Guide: ROUND1 Stadium Okinawa

Okinawa Tourist Guide: ROUND1 Stadium Okinawa

As you know, Okinawa is known for the three S’s: Shoppin’, swimmin’, and som’ arcades.  The best arcade around is ROUND1 Stadium (not to be confused with just “ROUND1”).

Okinawa Tourist Guide: American Village

Okinawa Tourist Guide: American Village

The Okinawa American Village is a collection of malls, shops, restaurants, bars, video games, the beach and everything you think America is about (yup, there’s Budweiser).

Okinawa Tourist Guide: Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Okinawa Tourist Guide: Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

The Okinawa Aquarium is massive. But maybe that’s because I haven’t been to an aquarium in a long time. It’s several times bigger than the Pineapple Park and 100 times more interesting.

Okinawa Tourist Guide: Nago Pineapple Park

Okinawa Tourist Guide: Nago Pineapple Park

At Nago Pineapple Park, the gift shop is much bigger than the actual park.

Life Moments: The Conspiracy of Super Mario Odyssey

Life Moments: The Conspiracy of Super Mario Odyssey

As a millennial adult, I don’t play many video games anymore. After playing Super Mario Odyssey for a few hours, I realized that Mario might be the villain in the game.

Okinawa Tourist Guide: Orion Happy Park

Okinawa Tourist Guide: Orion Happy Park

When in Okinawa, you’ll notice that most places that serve beer, is going to serve Orion beer.  Draft choices are limited to that. It was rare to see Kirin or Sapporo. As a beer connoisseur (very polite version of saying alcoholic), I thought I’d take […]

Life Moments: A Chance To Be A Hero

Life Moments: A Chance To Be A Hero

Every so often, you’ll find yourself in a situations where you can make a difference in someone’s life.  If you make a positive impact on that person’s life, you’ll be a hero in their eyes.

Okinawa Foodie: Japanese Black Curry from 食堂ぬーじボンボンZ

Okinawa Foodie: Japanese Black Curry from 食堂ぬーじボンボンZ

Japanese black curry from食堂ぬーじボンボンZ (translation: Cafeteria Inuji Bonbon Z) was tasty, but finding the place and ordering was a lot more fun.

Okinawa Foodie: The Best Noodles You’ve Never Heard Of @ Mahoroba

Okinawa Foodie: The Best Noodles You’ve Never Heard Of @ Mahoroba

While in Okinawa, I was craving some spicy food.  I searched Google, TripAdvisor and Yelp.  Not too many results/reviews for restaurants, so I decided to take a chance on a place nearby that served Taiwanese Stir Noodles: Mahoroba.  I was pleasantly surprised by how good […]