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Tourism in Hiroshima

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La Cordobesa

Hi! This is owner Hazuki. Yesterday I went to a superb place, so allow me to brag about it tell you why you definitely should go! ラ コルドベッサ (La Cordobesa) 【Location】 Closest tram stop: Koamicho (This is a tram stop without a platform à You have to get on board on the road. Please be […]

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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. […]

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Maid to Rock

Written by Peter, Evergreen guest. 2018, Golden Week.  I had decided to visit Fukuoka for a few days.  I had been there before, and knew there was a really cool place called City Canal Hakata, a massive, multi-winged, indoor-outdoor mall hybrid.  Tons of stores and restaurants, as well as an IMAX theater up on top. […]

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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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Hot Tub Time Machine… or Rather, “Sento”

Hot Tub Time Machine… or Rather, “Sento” By Adam Carter   If someone tells you they have seriously been wanting to go to Japan and the reasons they give you don’t include the Japanese word, onsen, then consider that your clue not to take them too seriously after all. For me, taking a dip in […]

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Why it’s OK to Eat Cheap in Japan

Why it’s OK to Eat Cheap in Japan By Adam Carter   So you’ve been thinking about traveling to Japan? Maybe you’ve already decided some of the places you would want to go to – Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, perhaps Hakuba or Sapporo, to a number of shrines, temples, and onsens. But then as you start […]

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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 […]