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Useful links for travelling in the Oki Islands

Let’s go out for the unique island adventure! The Oki Islands are made up of 4 main islands and several …

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Shimane Brand Wagyu Beef

History of Wagyu Beef in Shimane Shimane wagyu cattle were not actually used for their meat originally. When T…

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Cancelled Events 2020

Information on Cancelled or Postponed Events

List of events, by date, that have been canceled or postponed in Shimane. Please check on the status of the ev…

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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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2020 Strawberry Picking

🍓With the start of the new year comes the season of strawberry picking.  Why not try strawberry pickin…

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JNTO Emergency Hotline for Travelers

Dear travelers in Shimane, We hope that you are all staying healthy during your travels to Shimane, but in the…

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2020 Cherry Blossom Season and Popular Spots

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

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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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2019-2020 Shimane Ski Resorts Information

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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