The Secret Recipe for Long Life in Okinawa

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In this episode, we explore the Naha CityMarket, Marine learns how to cook Goya Chanpuru, and learns why the people of Okinawa are the longest lived on Earth.

Afterwards, we fly to Ishigaki and have a Goya Chanpuru cooking challenge on the beach.

I can tell you, my team’s was delicious!

First, watch the episode here:

Now, check out my own photos from the experiences:

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Filming the cooking challenge

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The cook-off location

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Marine frolicking in the Sea

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This is how bad Felix wanted Ishigaki beef

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Marine & Shogen giving us the challenge

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It’s not all tough work ;]

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The land of vending machines

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Grass flip flops

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Umi budo (sea grape), is a local specialty seaweeds in Okinawa and is referred as green caviar.

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Dragonfruit, Goya & mango smoothies

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Maria buying pants in the market

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The woman who gave the restaurant suggestion to Marine

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Taco salad is a super popular dish in Okinawa

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Traditional Okinawan restaurant

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Sea grapes & octopus

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Ishigaki beef

 

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Street food

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My favourite snacks!

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Find the official webisodes website here
Watch all videos here

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One Response to “The Secret Recipe for Long Life in Okinawa”

  1. Laura
    February 17, 2016 at 10:24 pm #

    WOW I love this post. Have been to Japan a few times and going again in April. Definitely going to check out Okinawa next year!

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