Hiroshima

Have you ever Looked at the Atomic Bombings from a Different Perspective?

The use of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and in general, the policy of bombing civilian cities by all sides of the war, might rank as the absolute lowest point in the history of humanity. I have discussed my thoughts on the use of the atomic bombs before, but today I want to…

Visit One of the Detective Conan Cafes for the Series’ 20th Anniversary!

If you grew up to loving how bad guys who plan crimes always get caught by witty detectives, chances are you’ve seen or heard of the popular manga and anime series Detective Conan from Japan. While this title may not be comparable to your CSI series nor other crime-involved series like Kindaichi, Detective Conan is…

Planning for a great day trip from Kyoto?

Kyoto is one of the biggest tourist draws in Japan and so many foreign and domestic tourists stay here. However, if you want to see areas outside of Kyoto there are still many places you can go on a short trip to visit. Himeji Castle View this post on Instagram A post shared by Japanese…

Was the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs on Japan Evil?

Remembering the Past Last year I had the opportunity to visit Hiroshima. It is truly a beautiful city. I was also able to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, and museum. It was a very emotional and impactful time. As an American, could not help but feel somewhat guilty. I found myself wondering, “Was it evil?…

The Undying Flame in Hiroshima

Ever since I remembered, In my school, I learned that Japan was a bad country. Which means, they were cruel to my fellow men, they killed many people, they blew up pearl harbour and many more. It was written in history books in schools and even taught by our teachers. Regardless, as time passed, and…

All About the 3 Main Japanese Dialects

There are many dialects in Japan and distinctive peculiarities, three dialects stand out as the most prominent. So, if you want to sound like a local, keep the differences in mind. 1. Fukuoka Dialect Fukuoka is situated on Kyushu island and is one of the top 10 most livable places on Earth. According to history,…

Relief After the Fate of Hiroshima

The Fate of Hiroshima We know Japan as an entertaining, a tourist-friendly country with an impressive and beloved culture. But there were also events in the past that changed the whole country in a single day. A major event was the nuclear attack on Hiroshima in 1945. The Initial Position The war in the Pacific…

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!…