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 […]

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 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 […]

Looking for a Good Time in Hiroshima?

September 13, 2017 by Jade Brischke

If you want to have a good time having a drink and some quick and easy food to eat whilst chilling out in relaxed surroundings, head to Good Time.  According to Google maps it’s labelled as a, ‘hotdog restaurant,’ and one man from Chicago, which apparently is the ‘home of famous hotdogs,’ said the ones […]

Daisho-In Temple: the alternative to Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima

September 13, 2017 by Jade Brischke

It may not be as famous as Itsukushima Shrine, but Daisho-In Temple on Miyajima is just as beautiful and to let you in on a secret, it’s actually my favourite. When I go to Miyajima, I bypass Itsukushima (and the crowds!) and head straight for Daisho-In. Unlike shrines, which are Shinto, temples in Japan are […]

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