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Nomadic Boys How to spend 2 days in Hiroshima

How to spend 2 days in Hiroshima

Hiroshima has a very sad history. It was one of the Japanese cities completely annihilated by an atomic bomb (nicknamed Little Boy) during the Second World War. Like Auschwitz in Poland or the Killing Fields in Cambodia, Hiroshima is an important place to visit. It makes for an emotional and harrowing experience, but important nonetheless. The city ...
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Our fun and interesting facts about Japan

Japan is a pretty awesome country. They’ve nailed it. Everything is so advanced and perfect, whether it’s the food, customer service, blow-mind-temples, sexy fast Shinkansen trains, you name it. Japan also has a unique and quirky side to it, which will make you fall in love with it even more. Here’s a round up of our 8 fun ...
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Nomadic Boys what to do in Kyoto

What to do in Kyoto: 5 cultural highlights

Kyoto is THE place you want to head to in Japan for culture. Remember all of those beautiful scenes you see in films like Memoirs of a Geisha? They’re set right here. Kyoto was the former capital city of Japan until 1869 when it was moved to Tokyo. It has retained its regal charm and as a result ...
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Should I slurp my noodles in Japan Stefan

Should I slurp my noodles in Japan?

Hell yeah! Japan is the place to come for some of the tastiest food on the planet, particularly noodles. Whether it’s the rich dreamy broth based ramen or the juicy thick yummy udon, Japanese noodles are sure to rock your world. But when it comes to eating said noodles, what better way to show your appreciation then with several ...
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Trying whale meat in Tokyo by accident Izakaya Seb

That one time we accidentally tried whale meat in Tokyo

Whale farming of any sort is illegal. That’s what we thought until we ventured out into the streets of Tokyo on our first night in the big city. We wondered into a small, homely and unassuming Izakaya (like gastro pubs) where we thought we would have our first sake and noodle dish. After ordering a few drinks ...
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