Hiroshima Outdoors

Traveling by Bus on a Budget from Hiroshima

Feb 22, 2023 By Justin Hanus

In addition to sites within the city itself, there’s plenty to explore around Hiroshima. A convenient and cost-effective way to travel is by bus. International visitors can take advantage of...[ Click to read more ]

Taking a Day Trip from Hiroshima to Miyajima

Oct 24, 2022 By Justin Hanus

One of the most popular destinations to visit from Hiroshima is Miyajima. Officially called Itsukushima, the island has a collection of temples and shrines — including the iconic Itsukushima Shrine...[ Click to read more ]

Hidden Attractions in Hiroshima

Oct 24, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Hiroshima has grown in popularity as a tourist destination in recent years, with Japanese and overseas nationals flocking to see attractions such as Hiroshima Castle, Peace Memorial Park, and Itsukushima...[ Click to read more ]

Outdoor Trip Ideas for the Adventurous in Hiroshima

Sep 28, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Hiroshima is an ideal destination for anyone who loves adventurous sports and the great outdoors. There are a variety of activities to try, whether you’re looking for a way to...[ Click to read more ]

Great Walks in Hiroshima

Aug 31, 2022 By Justin Hanus

With many accessible mountains and gorges and the Seto Inland Sea as a stunning backdrop, Hiroshima prefecture offers excellent walking routes suitable for all abilities, from those who want a...[ Click to read more ]

What to See on a Bike Trip Along the Shimanami Kaido

Jul 25, 2022 By Justin Hanus

If you’re a bicyclist, you must take the Shimanami Kaido route!”. It runs from Onomichi in Hiroshima to Imabari in Ehime over a series of bridges across the Seto Inland...[ Click to read more ]

Summer Swimming in Hiroshima

Jun 28, 2022 By Justin Hanus

With summer upon us, one of the most refreshing ways to fight off the humidity of Hiroshima is to cool off with a swim outdoors. There are numerous places to...[ Click to read more ]

Great Summer Walks in Hiroshima

May 24, 2022 By Justin Hanus

With summer fast approaching, what better way to appreciate the season than to head out for a nice walk, soak up the scenery and fill your lungs with fresh air?...[ Click to read more ]

Visiting Rabbit Island in Hiroshima

May 24, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Just off the coast of Hiroshima is Okunoshima, more commonly called Rabbit Island. Although the island is small, it’s home to more than 1,000 rabbits. The place was relatively unknown...[ Click to read more ]

Out and About: Day Trips in Hiroshima

Apr 28, 2022 By William Farrow

No doubt, Hiroshima city has a lot to do and see. However, like all cities, residents may eventually find themselves in a rut when it comes to entertainment. Fortunately, Hiroshima...[ Click to read more ]