Hiroshima Prefecture

Reach for the stars at Hiroshima’s Planetarium

May 23, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Although the stars may be a little hard to see sometimes in the city with all the lights, you don’t have to head out to the country in order to...[ Click to read more ]

Toukasan Festival: Hiroshima’s Official Start of Summer

May 23, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Toukasan (とうかさん) is not only the biggest festival in Hiroshima, but also one of the oldest of the summer festivals in the whole of Japan. Dating back some 400 years,...[ Click to read more ]

Book-Off: Hiroshima’s Answer to Everything you Need

May 19, 2017 By Jade Brischke

As a foreigner in Japan (especially when you first arrive), life can be a little difficult adjusting to a new place and a completely different culture. You may need to...[ Click to read more ]

Rain, Rain Go Away: Surviving Hiroshima’s Rainy Season

Apr 24, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Rainy season is coming! For those of you new to Japan and especially those who are unfamiliar with this kind of weather… let’s just say it will be an experience....[ Click to read more ]

Biru Stand Shigetomi: Hiroshima’s Standing Beer Bar

Apr 24, 2017 By Jade Brischke

The lack of space in Japan has resulted in the need to utilise every square metre possible and thus, to ensure it is put to good use. Combine this with...[ Click to read more ]

Talk to the Animals at Asa Zoo in Hiroshima

Apr 24, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park, better known as Asa Zoo, is the local place that families and couples go to see wild animals in a relatively ‘natural’ habitat. The zoo...[ Click to read more ]

Top 5 Beer Gardens Across Japan

Mar 23, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Springtime in Japan provides temperatures, sights, and events that make it nearly impossible to spend your days indoors. However, even after a day in the warm sunshine, there are still...[ Click to read more ]

Baseball in Hiroshima with The Toyo Carp

Mar 22, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Baseball in Japan Nippon Professional Baseball (an organization similar to the USA's MLB) consists of two leagues, the Central League (Chunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Toyo Carp, Tokyo Yakult Swallows, Yokohama DeNA...[ Click to read more ]

Sightseeing Loop Bus or the Maple Bus in Hiroshima!

Mar 21, 2017 By Jade Brischke

If you want a leisurely tour of Hiroshima, but don't feel much like stretching the legs and prefer to let someone else drive you around, then the Hiroshima Sightseeing Loop Bus...[ Click to read more ]

“Peacecle” Rental Bicycles in Hiroshima – Easy!

Mar 15, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Spring is a great time to get out and take advantage of the lovely weather, and one of the best ways to explore Hiroshima (and get fit at the same...[ Click to read more ]