The more you read, watch videos, and talk to people who have already been to Japan, the more you can familiarize yourself with things that at first may have appeared to you as quirky or hard to understand.
As a storm system moves in on the radar, a Marine quickly records every precise detail including its movement, speed and stability. Analyzing the data, she conducts a brief with pilots and commanders planning to use the flight line with a tactical suggestion on whether it is completely safe to fly or not.
It’s finally over! This year’s rainy season, which is also known as tsuyu, has come to an end in Okinawa.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) announced the end of the season in Okinawa on July 2. This announcement came 20 days later than last year and 11 days later than the average.
It’s true that winter in Okinawa is relatively warm, but the weather during this season isn’t the greatest when compared to the rest of the year. In fact, you’ll find that during the wintertime, the sky often gets cloudy on the island.
As you see more and more shopping malls and super markets open on Okinawa these days, the word Depachika seems a little outdated, especially to those who are more used to casually shopping at shopping malls.
You know, I love a good pizza. I also love my sushi. In fact, I love it a lot. Unlike pizza, though, whose in-your-face flavours hide weak ingredients, sushi is not much more than a topping and some rice.