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*Updated 8/3* Coronavirus in Shimane Prefecture: Latest Info ...

There currently is an outbreak of a novel coronavirus all over the world, centering around Wuha…
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Cycling through Shimane

“The route less traveled in Shimane” There are many ways to travel through Shimane….
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The Iwami Kagura Performance "Shoki"

Message from Iwami Tourism Promotion Committee. “The novel coronavirus is having an impac…
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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 islan…
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Shimane Brand Wagyu Beef

History of Wagyu Beef in Shimane Shimane wagyu cattle were not actually used for their meat ori…
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The Shimanean: Stories from our CIR's

Twice a year, spring/summer and autumn/winter, CIRs (Coordinators for International Relations) …
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2020 Strawberry Picking

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