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Hiroshima 2016-17 Pt II: Away Days

Miyajima-guchi station is the gateway to Miyajima and it’s World Heritage listed Itsukushima Shrine. Almost everyone arriving at the station is about to visit the island but not Tokyo Fox though! One likes to do things differently and so I headed in … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2016-17 Pt I: Local Life

The food may be different but the Japanese New Year is quite similar to the British Christmas in that it’s spent mostly in the home with family eating and drinking. Despite staying in Tokyo for the Christmas period in Tokyo the lure … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2016 Pt II: Hijiyama Park & Lazy Days Aplenty!

  In the wake of three very long and busy days in the vicinity of Okayama, most of my time in Hiroshima was just spent chilling at home with the family and watching the Olympics. Rock climbing at Mount Mikura-dake … Continue reading

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Hiroshima-ken 2015 Pt X: Okonomiyaki, Tennis & Dog Walking!

Way back at the start of the Golden Week I had a day with my parents-in-law before my wife arrived in Hiroshima. As mentioned back in part I of this epic series I wrote about going to the baseball with them … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2014 Pt I – Gokurakujiyama & Shukkei-en Garden

Obviously the two main sights to see when in Hiroshima are the Peace Memorial Park &  Museum and Miyajima but having done them both on each of my previous two visits in 2005 and 2013 I was wondering what else … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 62 Years On

Today marks the 62nd Anniversary of the atomic attacks in Hiroshima. I remember visiting the Hiroshima Heiwa Kinen Koen (Peace Memorial Park) a couple of years back and the symbol of the park; the ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage A-Bomb Dome … Continue reading

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