Hiroshima Prefecture

Holiday Dining Options in Hiroshima 2020

Nov 25, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Hiroshima has great local cuisine, and there are numerous wonderful options available to you at any time of year. During the holidays, however, you may need some hints on where...[ Click to read more ]

Buying Holiday Decorations, Wrapping Paper & Lights in Hiroshima

Nov 20, 2020 By Admin

With Christmas fast approaching, thoughts turn to presents and brightening up the home with a few decorations. If you haven't already got your shopping for the season planned out, here...[ Click to read more ]

Winter Illumination in Hiroshima 2020

Nov 19, 2020 By Matt Mangham

Seasonal illuminations are a big deal in Japan. From the famous Kobe Luminarie, donated by the Italian government following the Great Hanshin Earthquake, to light festivals in Osaka, Sendai, Nagoya,...[ Click to read more ]

Miyajima – A Holy Island That’s Wholly Worth a Visit

Oct 26, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Hiroshima Prefecture has much to offer it, from the hustle and bustle of the city, the somber and thought-provoking memorials, the striking scenery of the hills and gorges, and the...[ Click to read more ]

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Hiroshima

Oct 15, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

The Japanese are proud of the four distinct seasons that Japan offers and is very conscious of changing the seasons around them. They often celebrate little, or not so little,...[ Click to read more ]

In the Frame – Playing Pool and Billiards in Hiroshima

Sep 29, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

"Show me a man who is good at pool, and I'll show you a man who had a misspent youth," my father once said. It was one of those times...[ Click to read more ]

Take Your Pick! – Fruit Picking in Hiroshima

Sep 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Japan has something of an obsessive penchant for fruit. More than a mere foodstuff,  fruits are considered to be a thing of beauty, a prized possession, and in gift form...[ Click to read more ]

Getting ‘in tents’ – Camping Around Hiroshima

Sep 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Finally, the heat and humidity of the summer have dissipated, and we can all get outside and enjoy the fresh air without losing half our bodyweight to sweat! This is...[ Click to read more ]

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 ]