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A Driving Obsession – Where to Play Golf in Hiroshima

Jul 22, 2019 By Hugh Cann

In 1903 a group of British expatriates established the first golf club in Japan, in Kobe. In 1913, the Tokyo...[ Click to read more ]

Kure City – Historic Charm on Hiroshima’s Seto Inland Sea

By Hugh Cann

Kure on the Seto Inland Sea approximately 45 minutes by train from Hiroshima is a city steeped in the historic...[ Click to read more ]

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Teppanyaki in Hiroshima: Showy and Sizzlingly Tasty

By Hugh Cann

Teppanyaki is a post–World War II-style of Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food. The word teppanyaki...[ Click to read more ]

Fukuyama, the Gem of East Hiroshima Gem

Jun 28, 2019 By Hugh Cann

Only a 30-minute bullet train ride or a 90-minute drive from Hiroshima, Fukuyama City has many gems and a big...[ Click to read more ]

A History of Hiroshima’s Soul-Food, Okonomiyaki

By Hugh Cann

Okonomiyaki (o-konomi-yaki) is often described as a Japanese savory pancake made from a variety of ingredients that includes shredded cabbage,...[ Click to read more ]

Cooling off with a Dip – Summer Swimming in Hiroshima

By Hugh Cann

Hiroshima is known for many things, but in summer it is known for humidity, and if not accustomed, the heat...[ Click to read more ]

Out Drinking in Hiroshima

May 27, 2019 By Hugh Cann

You have had a great week and want to celebrate, or possibly it was one of those weeks that felt...[ Click to read more ]

Hiking Mt Mitaki in Hiroshima City

By Hugh Cann

The best hike within Hiroshima City is a great bush hike to the summit of Mt Mitaki on the outskirts...[ Click to read more ]

The Mazda Museum in Hiroshima – More Than You’d Expect

By Hugh Cann

Amongst the museums, galleries, and attractions you will find in Hiroshima, perhaps one of the more surprisingly interesting is the...[ Click to read more ]