Rainy Day at Rabbit Island (Okunoshima) ๐Ÿฐ

Hi everybody!

I’m back with an overdue blog entry from months ago. Here’s the continuation of our 9 days in Japan backpacking series! Once I’m done with this (almost halfway… go Kaila go!!), I will post our itinerary exclusively onย patreonย (for all tiers).

As I was editing the photos, I couldn’t help but smile and reminisce about these times during our backpacking trip. It was a rainy day for us but the weather didn’t stop us to visit one of the dreamiest places in Japan for me!

We stayed for a few days in Hiroshima. On our last day, we checked out early from our airbnb and put our backpacks inside a coin locker at JR Hiroshima station.

* How to go to Rabbit Island from JR Hiroshima Station *

Take the train bound to Hiro station. From Hiro, get the train going to Tadanoumi. Use Google Maps to find the port within the area. For the access guide, this link is helpful.

*some handpicked photos from the 100+ photos lol*

Friendly tip, buy rabbit food from the grocery (if you can) to save money. We bought this cabbage from a FamilyMart kombini adjacent to the Tadanoumi train station.

Enough of the teaser photos, let’s get started with some narration!

Starting the day right with morning journaling ~

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Wind Chimes & Edo-style Starbucks at Kawagoe, Saitama ๐ŸŽ

Hi all!

How are you guys? ๅ…ƒๆฐ—๏ผŸ I hope you’re all genki (good)! ^^

Yesterday, me and my friend Kiko met up at Kawagoe to visit the insta-famous Starbucks branch & to finally experience the Wind Chimes festival at Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine.

And oh btw, you can watch the early viewing video on my patreon~ heehee!ย ๐ŸŽ

Video will be released within the week! Please stay tuned!

I really missed exploring Kawagoe. I went here alone and with my friends before in multiple occasions. We also had some work-related photoshoots here before. Going back with a friend really felt nostalgic for me!

For many years, I would always miss the Wind Chimes event at Hikawa shrine. Not anymore this time, yay!

Kawagoe’s ~aesthetic~

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Hiroshima Day 2: Itsukushima Shrine at Miyajima

Hi everyone!

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.

VIDEO:ย Japan Travel Vlog 5: Miyajima Island (ๅฎฎๅณถ) + Hobonichi Techo With Me โ›ฉ

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:ย 

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 ๐Ÿฏ

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:ย Japan Travel Vlog 4: Hiroshima Castle + Okonomiyaki + Hobonichi Techo With Me ๐ŸŒธ

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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