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Cycling pass Yomegashima

Cycling through Shimane

“The route less traveled in Shimane” There are many ways to travel through Shimane. We’ve ta…

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Shimanean magazine spread

The Shimanean: Stories from our CIR's

Twice a year, spring/summer and autumn/winter, CIRs (Coordinators for International Relations) visit places th…

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Japanese Garden Masuda

TOP 50 Japanese Gardens of 2019

Japanese Garden Rankings by Sukiya Living  In December of 2019, the U.S. magazine Sukiya Living (The Journal o…

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dozen_caldera

Oki Island Model Course: Active Traveler

Oki Islands Model Course (Dozen Islands ONLY) Two Nights, Three Days Active Traveler Day One : CHIBURIJIMA ISL…

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Umi Kagura Character

2019 UMI KAGURA (9/15)

The gorgeous costumes, the rhythmical sounds of Japanese instruments, and the dynamic movements all come toget…

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2019 Summer Festivals

Rows of food stalls, music performances and fireworks lighting up the night sky is how Japan celebrates summer…

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2019 Firework Festivals

  Japan celebrates spring with “hanami” and they celebrate summer with “hanabi*”.…

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2018 Summer Festivals in Shimane

2018 Summer Festivals in Shimane

Rows of food stalls, music performances and fireworks lighting up the night sky is how Japan celebrates summer…

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View from airplane in the clouds

Two New Routes to Shimane?

Fuji Dream Airlines will be introducing two new routes to Izumo Airport! The two new routes will connect Izumo…

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Steam Locomotive Yamaguchi

SL Yamaguchi Train Schedule for 2018

Experience a Steam Locomotive Journey SL Yamaguchi-go Steam Train, is an engine model C571 steam locomotive tr…

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