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Delicious Okonomiyaki in Hiroshima!

When I got back to Hiroshima City, from Miyajima Island, I walked again for a long time at the Peace Boulevard. This time, no more camwhoring. I’ve used up my 5 GB memory card in the island. 🙂 I decided to try Hiroshima’s famous okonomiyaki, a Japanese pancake. It was easy to find the eatery that  recommends for eating okonomiyaki […]

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Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Island

Miyajima is an island just an hour by tram (to its last station) from Hiroshima Station. It takes 30 minutes via JR Line Train. From the last tram station, I took a huge ferry to the island for ten minutes. Miyajima Island is Japan’s third most visited tourist attraction. Here, you’ll see the reason what […]

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in Japan.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

You can’t unsee all the things you’ve seen inside Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. They will be with you forever. They might not haunt you but they’ll stay in your memory. The history. The displays. The graphic photos. The voices. The clothes. The ruins. The objects. The haunting feeling. The guilt. The horrors and terrors. The scream. The hopelessness. The victims. Their faces. And the haunting […]

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The A-Bomb Dome is the only surviving building during the Hiroshima Bombing / Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima.

Landmarks to see at Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima

There are no more traces of the war and the atomic bombing in Hiroshima. Except for the A-Bomb Dome which is preserved and sturdily standing by the river. People are moving on but they don’t forget that saddest day of their lives and they don’t forget to honor the 140,000 victims of the nuclear bombing at […]

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Dotombori Namba is the heartbeat of Osaka, Japan.

Dotombori Namba is the heartbeat of Osaka

Dotombori Namba is the heartbeat of Osaka’s city life. It’s a good place to do everything: eat, shop, drink or watch strangers as they go by. This area has a lot of Japanese teenagers ready to get wasted, have fun and maybe, get laid. The colourful neon lights and the annoying music from almost every […]

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Japan: Gay Osaka

While typing this blog update, I am tipsy. Ok, well, in between tipsy and drunk. What’s the word? The Japanese guy I met at a sauna called Hokuohkan kept on pouring me some sparkling wine at the dinner. And to answer your questions, dahlin, “No, we didn’t do it.” We just met up at the […]

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Open Museum of Traditional Houses in Osaka, Japan.

Open Museum of Traditional Houses

The Open Museum of Traditional Houses in Osaka is in the outskirts of the city but it is very accessible to the subway. From the subway, challenge yourself to walk for 800 meters. It’s easy to find it even if I didn’t see any billboards to direct me there. However, don’t ever expect too much […]

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World's Largest Ferris Wheel and Largest Aquarium Tank in Osaka (2009)

World’s Largest Ferris Wheel and Largest Aquarium Tank in Osaka

I went to two world records today. Oh no, I’m not talking about my sex life. LOL… I’m talking about two amazing things I’ve seen today: the World’s largest Ferris Wheel and the Largest Aquarium Tank in Osaka. Well, I didn’t know that until I read the brochure. JAPAN, THE LAND OF THE RISING SUN THE […]

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