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5 Reasons Why You Should Make Okinawa Your Winter Getaway!

Before I came to Japan, I had only vaguely heard of Okinawa. In fact, I’d heard of it because it was featured in the first Kill Bill movie. And when I came to live in Japan, I definitely didn’t think I would be in a country which holds tropical beaches and Hawaii-like weather. I assumed…

Those Strange Japanese Vegetables!

When I order a meal in Japan, quite often my chosen dish is accompanied by some unidentified slop that makes me think… what was that? More often than not, it turns out to be a type of vegetable that is unfamiliar to my Western palate. So what are these strange vegetables – what do they…