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Hiroshima

Day Trip to Hiroshima

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A day trip to Hiroshima is something many visitors to Japan want to do.  It can easily be done from Kyoto, Osaka or Kobe. This is our itinerary from our day trip to Hiroshima from Kyoto. Please be aware that this itinerary involves a lot of walking, so make sure you wear comfortable shoes and take water with you. 6 August 1945 On 6 August 1945, United States airmen dropped a nuclear bomb which they called “Little Boy” on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.  Three days later, on 9 August 1945, a second nuclear bo[...]
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Kyoto

Pokemon Street Lights in Kyoto

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Now I need to start by saying I haven't ever played Pokemon Go but have friends that do and my husband even created an account to play a few times while we were in Japan.   But it was obvious from the moment we arrived in Tokyo that Pokemon Go was really popular. In Tokyo, we stayed a short walk from Shinjuku Station.  We found a Pokemon Go area just outside the station.  We walked by this area a few times and people where there playing each time. After some time in Tokyo, we head[...]