Hiroshima Prefecture

Onomichi – Temples, Ramen and Cats Galore at Hiroshima’s Seaside Jewel

Aug 31, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Flanked to the north by steep hillsides and to the south by the rolling Seto Inland Sea, the city of Onomichi is quaint, picturesque and full of history. It makes...[ Click to read more ]

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 ]

Mt Misen – A Pilgrimage Hike in Hiroshima

Jul 31, 2020 By Hugh Cann

As mentioned in earlier posts, there are more hiking experiences in Hiroshima than one might immediately expect. One of the more rigorous and interesting is the Mt Misen hike on...[ Click to read more ]

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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 ]

Cycling Etajima in Hiroshima’s Seto Inland Sea

Jul 31, 2020 By Hugh Cann

Hiroshima faces on to the Seto Inland Sea dotted with islands. The Japanese Aegean? Not quite, but hey, it’s fine to wax romantic. Of course, the title is not literal....[ Click to read more ]

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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 ]

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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 ]