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The Rules of School

Written by Peter I remember being a kid at Cheremoya Elementary School in Hollywood, California, back in the 80’s. Gross stuff, like all kinds and colors of gum stuck under the school chairs and desks, or the bathrooms always having wet floors and smelling of poop when some kid figured flushing was too much work […]

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Hm..What to Bring?

Written by Peter Toothbrush? Check. Passport? Check. Reasonably clean underwear that I may have to flip inside out in case I can’t find a washing machine? Double check. Getting ready to travel is always an exciting, if not somewhat anxiety-filled moment. Deciding where you want to go this time around is such a fun experience. […]

コインランドリー/Laundry
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LAUNDROMATS

オーナーのはづきです!きょうは近隣のコインランドリーの紹介。 Hi I am the owner Hazz. Today I am introducing LAUNDROMATS nearby in the area around my hostel! ホステル内にもコインランドリー置いているんですが、ドライのほうがどうもちょっと弱い。 電気のやつなので、大型のガスタイプと比べるとどうしても乾きが悪いですの。すみませんね。 (それでもTシャツやタオル数枚とか全体量が多くなければ全然問題ないですけどもね) Of course there is a laundy inside my hostel, but the issue is our dryer is not so strong because we are using electricity, not gas. Gas dryer is much more stronger, you […]

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Found In Translation 1

Found In Translation 1 by Peter Watashi no name wa Peter desu.  (My name is Peter.) Anata wa totemo yasashii desu.  (You are very kind.) Onaka ga peko peko desu. (I’m hungry.) Before I sat down and actually, genuinely tried to learn Japanese a couple of years ago, these were the very few phrases that […]

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Airbnb reviews♬

Airbnb reviews Latest review from Airbnb. Thank you very much for choosing our hostel as your accommodation during your stay in Hiroshima. All of our team was so pleasure to serving you. We would love to welcome you again. ありがとうございました! Warmest regards from all of us at THE EVERGREEN HOSTEL 莹 肖 去任何地方都很方便,干净,设施齐全 Till Opel […]

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Kagura: The unknown gem of Japanese folklore

Kagura: The unknown gem of Japanese folklore By Timotej Lauko   You may have heard of kabuki or noh, two of the classical Japanese drama genres. These are rather well-known even to a foreigner, who may not be as familiar with Japanese traditions, as a scholar or, of course, a native. I keep hearing that […]

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Coffee Tasting with Shuji

Coffee Tasting with Shuji at the Evergreen Hostel! By Adam Carter Good morning ☺ do you smell that? Oh yes, yes, yes, coffee is a brewing in the kitchen! If you’re like me, your love of coffee knows no bounds – it is simply a must for every day (who you calling an addict?). I […]

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Anime for a Newbie

Anime for a Newbie – A Review of 3 Popular Series Pilot Episodes By Adam Carter   An important thing about traveling is having something you look forward to doing during your time off. Whether it’s reading a good book or keeping current on your favorite TV series, it’s like having a tasty slice of […]

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First Impressions of Hiroshima – the City of Positivity

First Impressions of Hiroshima – the City of Positivity By Adam Carter Two nights in a backpackers hostel in the middle of the city. Fourteen hour flight to Shanghai, China. Sixteen hour layover. Restless, anxious, and realizing I was learning the hard way what it means to budget travel. I bought the cheapest flight I […]