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The Book of Tea

For anyone enamored by the Asian mystique, and seeking to quench a thirst and hunger for deeper understanding, The Book of Tea is an excellent quick relief, if not an exquisite appetizer. The book is an interesting narrative, written in

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Okinawa World

Also known as the ‘Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo’, Okinawa World is a touristy theme park that features Okinawan culture and nature. The main attractions are: 1) Gyokusendo Cave – the longest (5kms) cave in the south of Okinawa island, and Japan’s

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‘Battle of Okinawa’ Memorials

The Battle of Okinawa is probably the fiercest battle ever seen in history. This ground warfare was the only one fought on Japanese soil and was also the largest-scale campaign of the Asia-Pacific War. This war, also called ‘Typhoon of

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