Japan

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 […]

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.

All You Can Drink Alcohol At A Maid Bar

All You Can Drink Alcohol At A Maid Bar

When you’re out with friends and it’s a drinking night, seeing “All You Can Drink” is going to get your attention.  Seeing “All You Can Drink” at a maid bar will definitely get you to consider the location.

Ninja Girl Maid Cafe In Tokyo: A Bar And A Show

Ninja Girl Maid Cafe In Tokyo: A Bar And A Show

For 1000JPY, you get a draft beer and 30 minutes of Japanese girls in ninja outfits teaching you things about ninja history…okay mostly simple games and them doing really cute stuff.