‘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 […]

The Shimanami Kaido trail – Bicycling in Hiroshima

May 8, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

Before temperatures begin to soar, spring is a time when the Japanese take advantage of the clement weather to get out and enjoy their stunning natural surroundings. With the country’s peaks still too cold and treacherous to traverse, cycling is a popular pastime. One of the most accessible and interesting trails is the Shiminami Kaido. […]