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Matsue Castle

Matsue Castle (National Treasure)

If you are interested in Japanese history or castles, you may already know that there are many castles around …

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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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Sakura from Kisuki

2020 Cherry Blossom Season and Popular S ...

According to the Cherry Blossom Forecast by Weather Map (3/2/2020), the 2020 cherry blossom season starts 3/20…

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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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Kotobiki Forest Park Chair Lift

2019-2020 Shimane Ski Resorts Informatio ...

As we get closer to winter and it starts to get colder, staying indoors with friends and enjoying a nice hot p…

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Yuushien 2019 Illumination Front

Yuushien Garden's End of the Year Illumi ...

Yuushien Garden is known for its all-year-round blooming peonies, healthy Korean ginseng, and wonderful Japane…

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Kuniga Coast

Kuniga Coast Walking Trail

(Written by Cleo Wong, CIR in Nishinoshima Town) The Kuniga Coast Walking Trail is one of the most popular tra…

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Cycling Adventure on Nakanoshima Island

(Written by Izabela Raczynska, CIR from Okinoshima Town) Let’s say you are visiting Oki Islands. You alr…

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View from airplane in the clouds

Bringing Kansai Closer to Shimane

Fuji Dream Airlines will be introducing a new route to Izumo Airport! For a limited time, the new route will c…

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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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