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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Japan Fever, Bow-Style

Bow is one of my former students in Bangkok. She and some of her friends took a trip to three Japanese cities: Hiroshima, Osaka and Kyoto. I would recommend these Western Japanese cities to anyone who has an interest in the country's culture, history and cuisine. Kyoto is the ancient capital of Japan, and a place where you're likely to see a Geisha girl. Osaka is a metropolis that teems with pulsating nightlife and high-tech gadgetry. Hiroshima is home to the A Bomb Museum and a delicious dish, Okonomiyaki.


  1. That's the great trip of my life!! First time, We just booking only the reason of lowest price ticket and we didn't know much about Hiroshima.At fisrt, we plan to use the Hiroshima only for landed and go straight to favorite cities as Osaka and Kyoto.But when the trip end, I love the real Japanese city "Hiroshima" and hope to come back again..Bow

  2. Thanks Bow. That's interesting. Sometimes the best things happen by accident! I too loved Hiroshima. Personally, I liked Kyoto better, but perhaps had I stayed in Hiroshima a few more days I would share your enthusiasm for Hiroshima.. The A Bomb Museum was eye-opening! I also loved the Shinkansen (bullet train). Glad you had a great time. Keep me posted when you travel again!