One of the goals for this website is to help introduce people to a variety of products and interesting aspects of Japanese culture. Regionally, a popular product for many visitors to Okinawa is habu-shu, which is the Ryukyu’s version of …

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A slideshow from our Belaire party.

I finally had an opportunity to try Ao Whisky. Ao is a blended whisky that is produced by Suntory. It features ingredients from five of the world’s top whisky producing regions: the United States, Scotland, Canada, Ireland, and of course, …

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I’ll go ahead and call Day 1 of Shimazake Festa 2019 a success. I was able to catch up with friends and meet new ones. A few of which I knew only via social media but hadn’t met in person. …

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