Okinawa

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 […]

Okinawa Tourist Guide: Ryukyu Village

Okinawa Tourist Guide: Ryukyu Village

Walking through Ryukyu Village will feel like walking through a village in ancient Japan.  It’s the equivalent of going to a Renaissance Faire in a Western country.  The villagers and village resemble an older Japanese era without electricity or running water.  But that’s just on […]

Using A Japanese Gas Station: Full Service At Eneos

Using A Japanese Gas Station: Full Service At Eneos

Before having to return my rental car in Okinawa, I had to fill the tank with gas. Using a Japanese gas station was very quick and efficient especially since it was a full service station.

Driving in Japan: Surviving The Streets Of Okinawa

Driving in Japan: Surviving The Streets Of Okinawa

After getting in the driver’s seat in another country, I realized I should have done some research prior to that moment.  It is very frustrating and difficult to drive the opposite way when switching from driving on the right side of the road to the […]

Renting A Car In Japan: Requirements and Best Deal

Renting A Car In Japan: Requirements and Best Deal

While in Okinawa, the public transportation isn’t going to be as good as it is in Tokyo. A lot of the island is not connected by any public transportation. Being able to rent a car in Japan is essential if you’re going outside the city […]

Getting From OKA Airport (Naha) to Naha City

Getting From OKA Airport (Naha) to Naha City

If you’re planning on taking public transportation in Okinawa, be prepared to not have your IC cards from Tokyo work.  Okinawa has its own system and limited lines.