Higashi Hiroshima City

JAPANESE SAKE – Educating you about the good, clear stuff!

Sep 27, 2019 By Hugh Cann

To begin with, we all know the word sake (pronounced sa-keh not sa-ki). But in fact, that is the generic term in Japanese for alcohol. If you want to order...[ Click to read more ]

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 Golf club at Komazawa was established for and by native...[ Click to read more ]

Saijo Sake Festival in Higashi Hiroshima

Sep 27, 2018 By Matt Mangham

In early October of every year, Hiroshima Prefecture’s Saijo town (part of Higashi-Hiroshima) lets its hair down for a massive, two-day block party. One of Japan’s three premier sake-brewing locales,...[ Click to read more ]