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Under the Sea at Miyajima Aquarium in Hiroshima

January 17, 2017 by Jade Brischke

Hiroshima is famous for having access to both the mountains and the ocean and as a result, has bountiful produce to eat as you enjoy the scenery. Miyajima Aquarium is a prime example. Just last week I visited and found myself face-to-face with beautiful underwater scenes. As for the food, let’s just say although you can […]

‘Spirited Away,’ to a Day Trip from Hiroshima

December 27, 2016 by Jade Brischke

The cold weather at this of year is the perfect opportunity for embracing the Japanese spirit and heading to an onsen or hot spring. Although there are options within the surrounding area and of course, to the north, those people who dislike the cold may be looking for an alternative. That alternative is Matsuyama. Matsuyama is located […]

In Hiroshima, Owl you Need is Coffee!

December 22, 2016 by Jade Brischke

If you’ve exhausted all the cat cafes in Hiroshima and you’re looking for something new, why not head to the owl café, Owl de Base instead?  Located one street back from Hondori and just around the corner from Parco, it’s located on the fourth floor and can be a little difficult to find. The big […]

Drinking Sake Warms Winters in Hiroshima

November 30, 2016 by Jade Brischke

How do you get warm and stay warm when the temperature in Hiroshima drops during the winter? Ah, that’s easy, the locals tell me, hot sake! With the weather getting cooler, now is the perfect time to take advantage of some of the best sake around and also the time to work out what type […]

The last of Hiroshima`s Autumn Leaves

November 28, 2016 by Jade Brischke

As all the locals and expats know, Hiroshima is beautiful in all seasons, but it is especially beautiful in autumn. The weather is cool, the oysters are plump and juicy and the scenery is picture-postcard-perfect. Of course, like everywhere in Japan, Hiroshima has a number of places known for their autumn leaves both within the […]

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