Sample unique music, food and martial arts in Japan’s southernmost prefecture
By George Underwood 5 min read
Beat the heat like an Okinawan with this bitter melon recipe.
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With a unique history, subtropical climate, and the beautiful surrounding ocean, Okinawa is must see part of Japan. Learn more about the weird and wonderful superstitions that contribute to their unique culture.
Sprinkled throughout Tokyo but mainly located near the Marunouchi area, antenna shops are themed-stores that sell specialties from all around Japan. The Ginza Washita Shop is Tokyo's Okinawa antenna shop and offers a huge variety of Okinawan goods, from beauty products to CDs to, of course, beer.