Feb 27, 2016

2016 Baseball Season is COMING SOON!

 As you know, baseball is the one of the most popular sports in Japan …

Especially here in Hiroshima! 

The season is between March and September (or October).

From March 5,Our baseball team, CARPs have Pre-season Games!
Please check it out and enjoy Japanese Baseball Games! 

☆Date / Time / Against:
March 5  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   vs Saitama Seibu Lions

March 6  12:30 pm - 4:30 pm  vs Saitama Seibu Lions

March 10  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows 

March 12  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   vs Yokohama DeNA Baystars

March 21  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm   vs Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks

☆Venue: MAZDA Zoom Zoom Stadium
2-3-1 Minami-Kaniya, Minami-ku,, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 732-0803 Japan
ONLY 5 min WALK from Hiroshima Hana Hostel!

☆Tickets:  From 1700yen

Where to buy tickets

Mazda Stadium Ticket Office

  • On days when there is no game 11:00-16:00
  • On day game days 11:00 until 30 minutes before the game ends or 22:00 (whichever comes first)
  • On night game days 11:00 until 30 minutes before the game end or 22:00 (whichever comes first)
  • Tickets available until the day before particular game.

Hiroshima TOYO Carp Official website(English): 

Feb 17, 2016

Travel JAPAN wifi

If you travel in Japan, a lot of tourists have problems finding wifi, especially if they are outside, and even in cafés.

Now we have free wifi tickets at the reception desk.

You just need to download the application and you can access to 60,000 hot spots for 2 weeks for free !!

This wifi is only for travelers in Japan starting from July in 2015.

Hope this wifi makes your travel easier and more convenient.

More details:
Travel JAPAN Wi-fi

Feb 10, 2016

Miyajima Oyster Festival

Date: February 13 (Sat) and 14 (Sun), 2016
Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Konnichiwa from Hiroshima Hana Hostel, It's Kana here.
How was your first month of year 2016? I spent great new year at work with my colleague and some guests from many different countries.

Do you like OYSTER? Oyster is one of famous product in Hiroshima.

It is really delicious especially in winter...Which is NOW!!!! The size of oyster is way bigger than in summer and rich flavor... Fresh oyster, deep fried, steam, pan fries, and so on...There are many different way to cook and they all DELICIOUS... It is one must eat food(product) in Hiroshima.
Speaking of MUST, Miyajima is one of world heritage in Hiroshima, so it is one of must go place.

And if you wish to try both of them at once, there is a perfect festival for you in mid-February .


Oysters, Miyajima's specialty, are served at low prices and many different oyster dishes!!!
You can save time for sightseeing (You can enjoy both Oyster and Miyajima at once) and also save your money(They offer special price)

There is no reason not to go!!!! Let`s Enjoy fresh Oyster!!!