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A Day on Miyajima Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Culture, Travel

Though it’s official name is Itsukushima (厳島), it is commonly referred to as Miyajima (宮島), which means “Shrine Island.” Famous for the iconic Itsukushima Shrine, which appears to be floating at high tide, this island is one of Japan’s top attractions. A visit there, less than an hour from Hiroshima by train and ferry, is time well spent.

A Day on Miyajima

A Day on Miyajima

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.