What are the Best Places to Visit in Hiroshima, Japan?

Discover Hiroshima’s best sites! Its vibrant culture, mouthwatering cuisine, tranquil landscapes, and historical significance make it a must-visit destination. … Read More

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

What are the best sights to see in Hiroshima, Japan?

Though diametrically opposed to joy and happiness, the Peace Memorial Park is most decidedly one of the best sights to see in Hiroshima. You will find the structure pictured above in this park, and you can walk right up to … Read More

Lanterns lined up at Sumiyoshi Taisha in Osaka

What are some of the most surreal places in Japan?

How does one go about naming some of the most surreal places in Japan? It’s not an easy task, since what’s surreal for one person may just be ho-hum for a citizen of this country! That said, we’ve done our … Read More

View of Nagasaki from above

Is it safe for people to live in Nagasaki/Hiroshima?

We’re not going to make you wait for it: Yes, it is safe for people to live in Hiroshima/Nagasaki. Completely safe. In fact, it was basically safe to move into either of those cities within a matter of weeks after … Read More

Genbaku Dome

How did the Genbaku Dome Survive the Atomic Explosion?

On the 6th of August 1945, a humanitarian event like none other descended on Hiroshima. The nuclear explosion – a uranium bomb, to be precise – killed 80,000 people instantly. Add in the number who ultimately died as a result … Read More

Miyajima with the tide in.

Including a visit to Hiroshima on your trip to Japan

There’s so much to see in Japan that it can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming! Many visitors debate including Hiroshima on a first trip to Japan, so we’re here to help you decide. The same high speed train line connects … Read More


What is Hiroshima Famous For: Our Top 10

The name of Hiroshima, on the western end of Japan’s main island of Honshu, is inevitably linked to the dropping of the nuclear bomb over the city at the end of the Second World War in 1945. Short of being … Read More

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