Get First-Class Service at the Grand Prince Hotel in Hiroshima!

Hiroshima is well worth a visit on any budget. If you can afford to splash out a little, why not treat yourself with a stay at the magnificent Hiroshima Grand Prince Hotel? Hiroshima Grand Prince Hotel I have never had an experience staying in any other of Prince Hotels, so this might not apply to…

Hiroshima, where the peace belongs

What is everyone’s first impression on Hiroshima? Atomic Bombs! Nuclear! Yup! You’re right… People keep asking if it is okay to go to Hiroshima. “Will there be no side effects? I’ve heard it took 100 years to fully recover?” blah blah blah… Hiroshima nowadays is a very safe place to go. If you ever wanted…

Okunoshima, the Rabbit Island of Cuteness near Hiroshima!

If you are aware of Japan’s history, you would know that the island of Okunoshima was a place where Japanese manufactured tons of poison gas during the World War II. You would dread to step on the island due to its history. But things have changed since then. The island now offers tons of CUTENESS!…

Miyajima: The Island where God dwells

Miyajima literally means in Japanese the “Shrine Island”. Miyajima is an island in the coast of western Japan and it is designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s also celebrated in Japan as one of the “Three Best Views of Japan” noted by Hayashi Razen. Miyajima is a popular travel destination for both foreigners and Japanese…

Hiroshima, Memorials of Pacific War victims

Looking Back at the History of the City Maybe some of you have already heard about Hiroshima as one of the biggest cities in Japan. Yes, as a city, Hiroshima has a strong historical meaning for Japan. As you may know, in the pacific war 1945, this city was bombed by US by atomic weapon…

5 Unique Destinations for Tourists

There are many places to visit upon arriving in Japan, that many people would recommend when asked, such as the temples in Kyoto, the enormous Buddha statue in Nara, or Tokyo Tower, etc. However, there are a lot of less famous places, that you may not have heard many people talking about, with a lower…

Bunny Island: the Cutest Island There Ever Was!

Okunoshima Wouldn’t you agree that bunnies are extremely cute? Well whether you do or you don’t, you must visit this so-called Rabbit Island! jp.fotolia.com/ The island is actually named Okunoshima, it is very small and it is located in Hiroshima prefecture. It’s called Rabbit Island simply because quite large number of rabbits live there. These…

Miyajima, the land of Gods and humans

Officially named Itsukushima (厳島), Miyajima is an island in the western Inland Sea of Japan (Seto Naikai), located northwest of Hiroshima prefecture. It is also known as the sacred island, literally meaning the Shrine Island, where visitors can sense the harmony between humans and nature. Not only for all those, who are looking for spiritual…