The great outdoors (and some mountains) right in Hiroshima City

November 21, 2017 by Jade Brischke

If you like the outdoors and fall into one of these categories: are new to hiking, that is, inexperienced; don’t have a great level of fitness; want to take your kids on a hike with you, but don’t plan on carrying them or have exhausted all other hiking trails around Hiroshima, then hiking Mt. Mitate […]

Holiday Illumination in Hiroshima at Dreamination

November 20, 2017 by Jade Brischke

Who says Japan doesn’t celebrate Christmas?! Certainly no one in Hiroshima, that’s for sure! In fact, I could nearly go so far as to say that the Japanese do it better than us Westerners with their Christmas ‘fried chicken,’ Christmas cakes and of course, Christmas light displays all over the country. Not to be left out, […]

Yokogawa: the old Hiroshima neighbourhood

November 20, 2017 by Jade Brischke

Yokogawa, in the west of Hiroshima, has been my neighbourhood since 2014. I was first introduced to it via a friend who said she thought it would suit my arty, creative personality. She said lots of quirky and interesting people live here and she was right. The area has a very different feel from downtown […]

Fly away with me… to Hiroshima Airport

October 23, 2017 by Jade Brischke

Like most airports in Japan, Hiroshima Airport is no different in that it’s located in the middle of nowhere. Unlike other airports, however, it’s not in any way conveniently connected to any major train stations. In fact, there IS no rail line in existence to service the area so you need to rely on road […]

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 […]

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