Hiroshima Prefecture

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 ]

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 ]

Top Hanami Sites near Hiroshima

Mar 25, 2020 By Admin

Hanami is what the Japanese call "flower viewing,"  especially cherry blossoms (桜 sakura) with friends and family. In modern practice, hanami is enjoyed, especially by the younger generations of Japan,...[ Click to read more ]

Teppanyaki in Hiroshima– Not Just a Fantastic Meal, it’s a Show!

Mar 04, 2020 By Hugh Cann

Nothing like a bit of sizzling seafood or beef to set the mouth-watering! Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese cuisine that typically uses a propane-heated, flat-surfaced iron skillet to cook...[ Click to read more ]

Kintaikyo Bridge and Iwakuni Castle: Hiroshima Day Trips

Mar 04, 2020 By Hugh Cann

If you are looking for a famous sightseeing opportunity near Hiroshima with beautiful scenery, then look no further than Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture, an easy day trip away. It has...[ Click to read more ]

White Day in Hiroshima and Other Events in March

Mar 04, 2020 By Hugh Cann

Valentine’s Day is not all chocolates and roses for men; you have to pay the piper. Exactly one month later, on March 14, men who received a "honmei-choco," ('chocolate of...[ Click to read more ]