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Apr 16, 2014
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Let’s Get Physical: Getting a Standard Medical Check-Up in Japan

Preventative medical care is incredibly important in the detection and early treatment of ailments. Few countries on the planet have a better grasp of this than the fine medical professionals of Japan. This is likely why each year people all over the country get a standard medical check-up or what we like to call a physical.

Unlike what most Americans are familiar with the standard medical…

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Apr 9, 2014
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"Where are you from?": A simple question with a complex answer

Okinawa’s Abandoned Homes

Being a foreigner living in Japan means that you will find yourself answering a lot of questions. One of the most common questions is “where are you from”. It’s a super simple question that is often asked by other foreigners who are curious as to what corner of the planet the person they are conversing with is from and by Japanese people who want to break the ice. (After all it is one of the…

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Apr 7, 2014
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Coming soon! Another #yenniepincher blog about saving money while traveling around #okinawa by your friendly neighborhood #okininjakitty                         #travel #information #island #info #dotspin #datenight #destination #

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Apr 7, 2014
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Apr 7, 2014
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Apr 3, 2014
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"Is that Kobe Beef?": What you need to know before ordering!

Kobe beef (神戸ビーフ) is one of the many things that foreigners coming to Okinawa have on their “things to try” list. The chance to eat meat from a cow that has received a lifetime of massages , classical music and being fed beer is the very definition of luxury. Knowing this foreigners enthusiastically pull out their wallets and pay healthy sums of money for the “Kobe beef” on steakhouse menus…

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Mar 30, 2014
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Mar 30, 2014
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Lotteria: A burger joint that will leave you craving a good burger

Chances are you’re not familiar with the fast food burger joint Lotteria. This is likely because there are only two IMG_7275locations on Okinawa. The fast food burger joint first opened it’s doors in September 1972 offering patrons in the Tokyo area typical fast food offerings including burgers, fried potatoes, chicken wings and chicken fingers.

Nowadays Lotteria can be found all over East Asia including…

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Mar 29, 2014
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Mar 28, 2014
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Okinawa Soba: A Beautifully Simple Dish

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Okinawa soba, or suba as it is called in Okinawa’s native language, is a well known dish produced in Okinawa Prefecture. Okinawa soba is made of a few simple ingredients including kamaboko (a type of fish cake), scallions, stewed pork belly, noodles and is garnished with beni shoga (pickled ginger). Although the dish is called soba the noodles in Okinawa sobaare actually different from the…

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