Blame It on the Rain

Blame It on the Rain

“It can’t rain all the time.” If you know what comic-turned-movie that quote comes from without looking it up, then you’ve earned some cool points in my book.   Okinawa has been really trying to disprove that statement lately. It feels like it’s been raining, nay, at times torrential DOWNPOURING, for days (with a dry(…)

Golden Week, Part 2: There Be Dragon Boats!

Golden Week, Part 2: There Be Dragon Boats!

Golden Week: more people on vacation, more traffic, more festivities. Also, this: Why are there Christmas lights up during Golden Week, you ask? Ahh, my dear Westerner, that is where you’re wrong (don’t worry, I made the same mistake). Those aren’t Christmas lights. Those are GOLDEN WEEK lights.  So what’s the difference between Golden Week(…)