Trip Report

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First Time in the Osaka, Japan Area 🏯 🐙

by G in Asia

Despite this being our second trip to Japan, it was our first time visiting Tokyo's grittier cousin, Osaka.  A short Shinkansen ride from Tokyo, Osaka is often paired with Tokyo Shinsekai is a bit like Tokyo's Shinjuku, just on a much smaller scale.  While Shinsekai is much older (and presents...

A Few Days in Hiroshima and Miyajima, Japan ⛩️

by G in Japan 2023

For most Americans, hearing the word "Hiroshima" elicits a singular and universal mental image that starts in elementary school.  We learn about World War II and the atomic bombs we dropped at a surprisingly early age. Despite the early association, Hiroshima isn't all A-Bomb Dome and World War II – it...

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