Hiroshima Day 2: Itsukushima Shrine at Miyajima

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Here is another blog entry from the #9DaysJapanBackpacking series! Today’s post is about our memorable day spent in Miyajima Island in Hiroshima Prefecture. Click here to read our first day in Hiroshima.

VIDEOJapan Travel Vlog 5: Miyajima Island (宮島) + Hobonichi Techo With Me ⛩

We had a quick forest bathing.

Vintage & original Japanese souvenir jackets from JLM-STORE.com

Breakfast in our airbnb. Made pancakes using the special Kyushu pancake mix!

How to go to Miyajima from JR Hiroshima station: 

Take the JR Sanyo Line to Miyajimaguchi station. From that station, walk to the JR Ferry port and buy tickets.

I had been waiting for this day.

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Hiroshima Day 1: Hiroshima Castle & Peace Memorial Museum 🏯

Hi everybody!

For today’s post, I just want to share these photos taken during our first day in Hiroshima.

I was super excited to travel around this prefecture because of three things: Hiroshima Castle, Itsukushima Shrine, and Okunoshima (Bunny Island)!

VIDEO: Japan Travel Vlog 4: Hiroshima Castle + Okonomiyaki + Hobonichi Techo With Me 🌸

Simple kombini breakfast at our Hakata Airbnb.

Waiting for our morning bus

Bus stop cuteness

We had 2 stops before finally reaching Hiroshima City! When in Japan, try CREMIA icecream! It’s the milkiest!

Hiroshima is known for its unique take on okonomiyaki. Got our tummies fed at a restaurant inside JR Hiroshima station itself.

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