Hiroshima Prefecture

A Wax a Day Keeps the Hair Away! Waxing in Hiroshima

Mar 15, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Western women (and some men!) who are used to having easy access to beauty salons that specialize in waxing are often a tad fearful they won't be able to find...[ Click to read more ]

Set Out for Hiroshima’s Best Morning Sets!

Feb 27, 2017 By Jade Brischke

If you're anything like me, breakfast during the week is a hurried affair and usually involves coffee and something quick and easy to eat. On the weekends though when I...[ Click to read more ]

All Aboard the Sushi Train in Hiroshima!

Feb 20, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Ah, sushi! Nothing says Japan more than these tasty morsels of fish on rice. High quality sushi may be out of the average person's (or family's) price range but that...[ Click to read more ]

Making ‘Memories’ in Hiroshima at Memories Live House

Feb 14, 2017 By Jade Brischke

If you're a child of the 50s or 60s or you just like the music, fashion and decor of that time, then a night out at 'Memories,' in Hiroshima is...[ Click to read more ]

Getting Into the Spirit of Hiroshima’s Oyster Season

Jan 17, 2017 By Justin Hanus

As New Year’s well wishes fade from conversations across Japan, an unspoken but equally cheerful sentiment permeates the atmosphere of Hiroshima Prefecture: “Happy Oyster Season!” Echoes of this can of...[ Click to read more ]

In Hiroshima, Owl you Need is Coffee!

Dec 22, 2016 By Jade Brischke

If you’ve exhausted all the cat cafes in Hiroshima and you’re looking for something new, why not head to the owl café, Owl de Base instead?  Located one street back...[ Click to read more ]

1 Comment

Hungry in Hiroshima?

Oct 21, 2016 By Jade Brischke

Feeling hungry? Well look no further than the annual Hiroshima Food Festival. It’s held every year in October and with hundreds of yatai, or stalls, there’s sure to be something for...[ Click to read more ]

Hiroshima From a New Perspective: The Orizuru Tower

Oct 20, 2016 By Jade Brischke

Tokyo has Tokyo Tower and the popular Skytree, Osaka has the Umeda Sky Building but what about Hiroshima? Say hello to the newly opened Orizuru Tower! Owned by Hiroshima Mazda Co.,...[ Click to read more ]

1 Comment

SUNMALL: The essential Hiroshima Shopping Experience

Sep 14, 2016 By Jade Brischke

SUNMALL… oh where to begin with this gem of a place located right in Hondori, in downtown Hiroshima.  SUNMALL is best described as five levels of some of the most...[ Click to read more ]

1 Comment

Warm up with Japanese Curry in Hiroshima

Sep 14, 2016 By Jade Brischke

As the weather gets cooler, we’re all familiar with wanting something to make us nice and warm both inside and out. Clothing from places like Uni Qlo covers the ‘outer,’...[ Click to read more ]