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Jade Brischke


Morioka Marathon: Here for the Long Run

Aug 20, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Summer in Morioka is officially over which means the weather is starting to cool down and runners everywhere are taking...[ Click to read more ]

Sansa Odori : THE Summer Festival of Morioka

Jul 16, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Mention the name, ‘Sansa,’ and many people will inevitably think of the character Sansa Stark from, ‘Game of Thrones.’ The...[ Click to read more ]

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Baeren: Morioka’s Beer

Jun 13, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Last month I wrote about my favourite places for craft beer. I half expected to receive death threats for failing...[ Click to read more ]

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The Top 3 Craft Beer Spots in Morioka (according to me!) in Iwate Prefecture

May 22, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Craft beer in Japan didn’t come about until approximately 25 years ago. Until 1994, Japanese laws required that a place...[ Click to read more ]

Takamatsu Pond in Iwate: A Place for Every Season

Apr 22, 2019 By Jade Brischke

If you’re looking for an easily accessible place to chill-out that’s relatively close to downtown Morioka, why not head to...[ Click to read more ]

Iwate’s Great Buddha of Morioka

Mar 22, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Nara has one 15m high, Kamakura has one 13m high, and the city of Morioka, the capital of Iwate Prefecture,...[ Click to read more ]

‘Jewels of the Sea’ Miyajima Oyster Festival near Hiroshima

Jan 23, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Although Hiroshima is famous for its oysters throughout the year, it is during winter, in the coldest month of February...[ Click to read more ]

Drinking Sake Warms Winters in Hiroshima

Nov 28, 2018 By Jade Brischke

How do you get warm and stay warm when the temperature in Hiroshima drops during the winter? Ah, that’s easy,...[ Click to read more ]

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Holiday Illumination in Hiroshima at Dreamination

Nov 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...[ Click to read more ]

Put a Spring in your step with Spring Japan Airlines!

Oct 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...[ Click to read more ]