Put a Spring in your step with Spring Japan Airlines!

October 18, 2017 by Jade Brischke

Living in Hiroshima is great most of the time: the people are friendly the living cost is cheaper than a bigger city and there is lots to see and do with the mountains and ocean on our doorstep. But…. and there is a but… you don’t realize how far away it really is from Tokyo and […]

Sakushima, Aichi’s Art Island

October 17, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Sakushima is a small island in the sparkling Mikawa bay to the east of Nagoya  which, together with Himakajima and Shinojima makes up the Aichi Archipelago. Small it may be, but it is absolutely packed with things to do. Seeing Sakushima Island Sakushima is a delightful little island, and when I say little – with just an area of 173 […]

Falling for Shukkeien Garden: Autumn in Hiroshima City

October 16, 2017 by Jade Brischke

If you haven’t been to Shukkeien Garden in central Hiroshima City then do yourself a favour and go during autumn. Although beautiful in any season, the night autumn foliage illumination is the perfect opportunity to explore the garden. The original garden was built in 1620 by Ueda Soko, master of the tea ceremony and Asano […]

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Tokyo

October 16, 2017 by Jason Gatewood

One great thing about Japan is that the splendor of all four seasons can be appreciated wherever you live. And this heightened awareness of seasonal beauty is complemented nicely by Japan’s plentiful mountains, forests, beaches, and even a desert (!) meaning that a change of scenery is a simple train or bus ride away. In […]

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Hiroshima

October 15, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

The Japanese are proud of the four distinct seasons Japan offers and very conscience of the changing of the seasons around them. They often celebrate little, or not so little, milestones between each to mark the occasion. Long sleeve, or short sleeve shirts for example are there one day, but gone the next as the […]

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