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Where to stay in Hiroshima, Japan

Although Hiroshima can be visited as a day trip from, for instance, Kyoto or Osaka, it’s worth spending a night or two here to fully explore the city and its surroundings. Our guide on where to stay in Hiroshima is filled with all the little hotel gems that we have discovered over the years coming here. Read on to learn what we think are the best hotels and areas to stay in Hiroshima and why.

Last updated Oct 5, 2022 2 Comments

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Where To Stay In Kanazawa Japan

Where To Stay In Kanazawa – Our Favorite Areas & Hotels

by Maria Wulff Hauglann| Last updated Jan 15, 2023

With its vast number of cultural attractions such as Kanazawa Castle, the spectacular Japanese garden Kenroku-en, and many excellent museums, we think Kanazawa is one of Japan’s less discovered jewels. Kanazawa’s neighborhoods range from historic samurai houses to modern high-rises, and you can find everything from cozy Japanese Inn’s to stylish, comfortable hotels.

What to do in Fukuoka

What To Do In Fukuoka – A 1-Day Fukuoka Itinerary

by Maria Wulff Hauglann| Last updated Apr 14, 2021

Are you planning to visit Fukuoka? Maybe to see the Sumo Grand Tournament? Here we give you our Fukuoka travel guide including a detailed step-by-step Fukuoka itinerary and a list of what to do in Fukuoka. This article covers all of Fukuoka’s major attractions and sights which can be done in one day.

Nagasaki Travel Guide

What To Do In Nagasaki – A 2-Day Nagasaki Itinerary

by Maria Wulff Hauglann| Last updated Oct 7, 2022

Nagasaki may be best known for the atomic bomb hit that destroyed the city at the end of World War II, but as this Nagasaki itinerary will show you, Nagasaki today is much more than its tragic World War II history. In addition to the Nagasaki atomic bomb museum, memorial monuments, and peace park, you will be surprised by all this charming and vibrant city has to offer. Nagasaki has a fascinating centuries-old history, beautiful European colonial areas, churches, parks, lovely canals with atmospheric bridges, colorful shrines, and temples, and a vibrant China Town.

Guide to Glover Garden in Nagasaki

Glover Garden is a lovely hillside landscaped garden and open-air museum with a breathtaking view overlooking Nagasaki harbor. The green and lush garden house the former homes of the European tradesmen and their families who lived in Nagasaki during the city’s Meiji-period in the second half of the 19th century. Glover Garden is one of the best attractions in Nagasaki, in my opinion.

Where To Stay In Osaka

Where To Stay In Osaka – Our Favourite Areas & Hotels

by Espen Egeland| Last updated Nov 4, 2021

Right in the heart of the Kansai region and surrounded in every direction by some of Japan’s most famous sights lies the modern metropolitan city of Osaka. But as Japan’s third-largest city deciding where to stay in Osaka can easily start to feel quite overwhelming. Here we reveal what we think are the best areas to stay in Osaka and why. For each area, we have listed our favorite hotels at any budget.

Guide to Miyajima Ropeway Mount Misen

A Journey To The Sacred Mount Misen – Miyajima Ropeway

by Maria Wulff Hauglann| Last updated Apr 29, 2021

The sacred mountain Mount Misen on Miyajima Island is an excellent day-trip from Hiroshima. No matter whether you choose to take the Miyajima Ropeway or walk up to the mountain top, the amazing view, fantastic landscape, and beautiful temples are well worth the trip!

Osaka Itinerary

What To Do In Osaka – A 2 Day Osaka Itinerary

by Maria Wulff Hauglann| Last updated Apr 12, 2021

Osaka, Japan’s third-largest city after Tokyo and Yokohama, may not be regarded as the prettiest city in Japan, lacking those big beautiful parks, Japanese gardens, and grand temples that we all love. But give Osaka a chance and you will be rewarded with a modern, energetic city filled with life, interesting sights, and friendly people. … Read more