Hiroshima City

Hiroshima’s Best Beer Bars

Aug 26, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

You know how it goes. Every day has felt like yet another Monday, and it felt as if Friday would never come. And now it's finally here, Friday afternoon. You...[ Click to read more ]

Seoul Food – Hiroshima’s Korean Restaurants

Aug 24, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

There is no doubt that, living here in Japan, we are spoiled to have on our doorstep some of the world’s finest cuisine. However, it has to be said that...[ Click to read more ]

Walk with the Animals, Talk with the Animals…

Jul 31, 2020 By Hugh Cann

Look I’m just going to say it. I’m not a fan of zoos and my first visit to Japan and see the zoo in the 1980s left me indignant and...[ Click to read more ]

Cold Noodles in Hiroshima

Jun 29, 2020 By Hugh Cann

Cold noodles are just what the doctor ordered in the sweltering Japanese Summer! Noodles are an essential staple of Japanese cuisine, eaten by people of all ages in every part of...[ Click to read more ]

Mitaki Temple

Jun 26, 2020 By Matt Mangham

Mitaki Temple (or Mitaki-dera) isn’t as off the beaten path as it once was. All the online references to a “hidden gem” seem to have had their inevitable effect, and...[ Click to read more ]

Hiroshima is Slowly Reopening!

May 28, 2020 By Hugh Cann

As you may have gathered, it is a bit of a snail’s pace creep back to trading hours for most places in Hiroshima. Hiroshima was fortunate enough to be comparatively...[ Click to read more ]

Making Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki

May 28, 2020 By Hugh Cann

Okonomiyaki (o-konomi-yaki) is most easily described as a Japanese savory pancake made from a variety of ingredients that includes shredded cabbage, flour, and yam based batter, meat (generally fresh pork...[ Click to read more ]

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Smartphone and Computer Repairs in Hiroshima

Apr 30, 2020 By Hugh Cann

As a foreign national while one can get by on an ordinary day-to-day basis with many things these days in living in Japan, there are somethings that can get complicated....[ Click to read more ]

Cycling the Shimanami Kaido Near Hiroshima; Perfect Freedom for Outdoor Physical Distancing

Apr 22, 2020 By Hugh Cann

You’ve rearranged your album collection. Your bookshelf. Done all the paperwork you can stand. Swapped over your wardrobe from winter to summer. You’ve watched Netflix too often. Reading, well always come...[ Click to read more ]

Into the Great Outdoors in Hiroshima City

Mar 27, 2020 By Hugh Cann

  It’s all very well to have everyone self-isolate, and aside form short trips to the supermarket you really ought to get out a bit or turn into one of...[ Click to read more ]