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 […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]