Food and Drink

Shabu-Jin

SUBMITTED BY APRIL LOMBARD My husband and I decided to try Shabu-Jin for dinner last weekend, and we were not disappointed! We already love shabu-shabu after discovering a restaurant in downtown Iwakuni named Onyasai (by the way, there is an Iwakuni Explorer post for Onyasai ). Shabu-Jin is located pretty Read more…

April

Shibasakura in Kamunosato no Rokutan

SUBMITTED BY HATHAICHANOK GARCIA Spring has come and  flowers are blooming.  I’m sure many people are wondering if there is somewhere to go to see after cherry blossoms are gone, so I  started to look on the internet and accidently found Shiba-Sakura(芝桜) at  Kamunosato ( 花夢の里ロクタン) in Sera town. There were actually many Read more…

Local or Nearby

Mt. Eigenzan Park

SUBMITTED BY SHANNON REUTER If you take a drive down Route 2, you can’t miss the large Dutch windmill on the hill in Shunan. The windmill is what brought me to Mt. Eigenzan Park and I was pleasantly surprised to see that the park has so much more to offer! Read more…

Antiques and Second-Hand

Kuga-Man Antiques

SUBMITTED BY THE SPENCERS This is not a recycle shop, it is primarily Japanese antiques and old tansu (traditional Japanese cabinets).  The owner is very nice but speaks little English.  He will be happy to negotiate prices with a fat key calculator with you.  He has hours posted on his Read more…