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Okinawa 2016 Pt III: J3 Football At FC Ryukyu

Going to watch the local football team wasn’t in my mind when I booked this trip but as soon as I found out they had a home game on that weekend I couldn’t deny myself the chance of seeing the match. … Continue reading

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Okinawa 2016 Pt II: Dining Out In Naha

Mention any part of Japan and it’s fairly likely that a Japanese person will be able to tell you the food specialities of that area. Food really is something of an obsession here and it took me a fair few … Continue reading

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Okinawa 2016 Pt I: Sightseeing In Naha

Even though it was not actually filmed in Okinawa the ‘Karate Kid Part II‘ (1986) actually gave me my first glimpse of Japanese life back in the eighties. I actually wrote about this ten years ago when I went to Okinawa-prefecture for the first … Continue reading

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Our 5-Day Yaeyama Island Hopping Trip In Okinawa Prefecture

One of the most over-used cliches when any event suffers from a downpour is that the rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the people. I thought this to be a load of b*llocks when Ai and I arrived in Ishigaki to see … Continue reading

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