I had already been to “Festa de Rama” and “Green Green,” both smaller-scale music festivals in Hiroshima. Despite being hit by a typhoon at Festa de Rama, I had great experiences at these festivals and was looking forward to what Summer Sonic had to offer. But would braving Japan’s second largest music festival (behind Fuji Rock), in the heat of the Japanese summer sun, leave me craving another typhoon to cool me down?Read the full story »
Despite the daily rigors that will demand your time and attention, there are many options available to you via the web that will allow you to connect with other JETs in your area and beyond.
I was handing in my travel forms to Kyoto sensei towards the end of the day, and we indulged in light conversation before I was able to scamper away.
Sanfrecce are Hiroshima’s biggest association football (soccer) team and the ‘Big-Arch’, a 50,000 capacity stadium north of Hiroshima city, is home to the 2012 J-League 1 Champions.
Golden Week is fast approaching, so a warning for the inexperienced: do NOT try to travel Japan in this time. But where should you go? Ever heard of a little place called Whitianga?