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I know, not the most original title in the world…sorry guys. Also sorry that it took me so long to get this posted.

At the end of May, I headed to Hiroshima and met up with my younger sister. 804 more words


Miyajima 宮島

A small Island located just about 60 minutes from Hiroshima city by tram, Miyajima or Itsukushima island, is a very charming place that makes one of the three views of Japan. 934 more words


Travel to Hiroshima, Miyajima and Iwakuni

Happy New Year! I hope you had nice Christmas and new year holiday with your family.

New year in Japan is like Christmas in Europe and America, so  many stores are closed and we generally spend the time with our family visiting our local shrine and temple after having Osechi ryori (we prepare special meal for new year). 714 more words


Hiroshima and Miyajima

I spent three nights in Hiroshima in the beginning of October and took a day trip to the nearby island of Miyajima.


A visit to Hiroshima would be incomplete without learning more about the bombing in World War II. 898 more words


広島 - My favorite city in Japan.

Tokyo is the bustling capital. Osaka is the wild port city. Kyoto is the former capital and now historic heart of Japan. Hiroshima, though, is the city that has captured my interest and heart. 2,086 more words


miyajima: itsukushima-jinja & the floating o-torii gate

Wednesday, August 2:  After leaving Senjo-kaku Pavilion, I make my way down to the water to see the “floating” O-torii Gate of Itsukushima Shrine. 1,115 more words


Visiting Itsukushima

After Kyoto, Hiroshima may be my second favorite prefecture in Japan, granted I was only there for a day. Last Thursday was Thanksgiving in Japan, and so I took the following Friday off to make a trip somewhere. 282 more words