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“Take a hike!” in Hiroshima

January 30, 2017 by Jade Brischke

As you come into, or go east, out of Hiroshima Station on one of the local trains or Shinkansen you can see a large silver pagoda on the top of the mountain, which overlooks the station. Many people never bother to find out anything more about it, but the history is fascinating reading and the area is […]

Hungry in Hiroshima?

October 21, 2016 by Jade Brischke

Feeling hungry? Well look no further than the annual Hiroshima Food Festival. It’s held every year in October and with hundreds of yatai, or stalls, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Located in both Chuo-koen (Central Park) and the Hiroshima Castle grounds in downtown Hiroshima it’s the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the beautiful […]

The ‘purrfect’ place for coffee in Hiroshima

August 25, 2016 by Jade Brischke

As with every city (or even town) in Japan, the fascination with both coffee and animals has resulted in the explosion of cafes dedicated to a particular animal, be it dog, rabbit, bird and of course, the ever popular, cat. Hiroshima is no exception. Although there are now a few cat cafes in Hiroshima, I […]

TeamLab Event in Hiroshima for the Young and the Young at Heart

July 25, 2016 by Jade Brischke

Summer vacation can be a difficult time for parents, especially when their children utter that dreaded phrase, “I’m bored!” Never fear! This summer there is plenty to do in Hiroshima and the interactive exhibition by the creative people at teamLab will no doubt keep both children and adults alike entertained for a good while. The […]

Enjoy a Night Cruise Along Hiroshima Bay this Summer

June 21, 2016 by Justin Hanus

What better way to see the beauty of the Hiroshima Bay and surrounding islands than from the deck of a boat or cruise ship? Though you can rent different water vehicles throughout the day for your own personal use, like kayaks or paddle boats, there’s something positively relaxing and wonderful about a cruise experience on […]

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