Monthly Archives: September 2011

Is it safe to eat food in Okinawa?

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After the nuclear crisis at Fukushima, there were many questions on whether the food in Japan is safe to consume. I guess it is a very valid concern, especially after recent reports where Japan governement had banned shipments of beef from …

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Heaven for Divers-Kerama Islands in Okinawa

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Okinawa is the heaven for marine activities like water scooter, banana boat, kayaking etc However, if you are an avid diver, nothing would excite you more than this stretch of islands tugged in a corner of the Okinwa sea. Okinawa …

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Okinawa Agu pork

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The agu pig was brought to Okinawa in the 14th century in the time of the Ryukyu Kingdom in China due to the trading activities between China and Okinawa. The rearing of the agu pig takes a longer time than …

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