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Falling for Shukkeien Garden: Autumn in Hiroshima City

Oct 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....[ Click to read more ]

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Japan

Oct 15, 2017 By Ray Proper

  [caption id="attachment_851" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Korankei Gorge near Toyota City, Aichi[/caption] Viewing the changing colors of fall leaves or foliage, called koyo in...[ Click to read more ]

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Miso – The Story Behind Japan’s Condiment of Choice for 1000 Years

Sep 14, 2017 By Justin Hanus

There was a time when miso was only eaten by nobility and monks. It was strictly forbidden for commoners to...[ Click to read more ]

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Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens is a Celebration of Herbs and More

Sep 14, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Herbs have a hallowed and honored position in Japanese culture dating back hundreds and hundreds of years. Chinese herbs first...[ Click to read more ]

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All Aboard! Cruising in Kobe Harbor

Sep 14, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is Japan's fifth largest city and one of the best ways to appreciate its size and importance is to...[ Click to read more ]

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Japan’s Coffee Culture is Super Caffeinated – UCC Coffee Museum in Kobe

Sep 14, 2017 By Justin Hanus

The image of Japan around the world is that of a country where the main beverages are green tea and...[ Click to read more ]

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The Danjiri Matsuri in Osaka is a Multi-Generational Thrill Show

Sep 14, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Autumn means the biggest event of the year for the southern Osaka city of Kishiwada - the Danjiri Matsuri. Danjiri...[ Click to read more ]

Looking for a Good Time in Hiroshima?

Sep 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...[ Click to read more ]

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

Sep 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...[ Click to read more ]

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Import Stores in Hiroshima: The Solution to Your Cravings

Sep 13, 2017 By Jade Brischke

[caption id="attachment_33409" align="aligncenter" width="640"] If only the selection was this good!![/caption] There are three kinds of people who come to...[ Click to read more ]