Shimane

July 12, 2019

Dive Into the Blue World: Japan’s Traditional Art of Indigo Dyeing No ratings yet.

Aizome is a traditional Japanese art which involves dyeing textile using natural indigo dye to make clothes and household items.
March 22, 2019

Mosques and Prayer Spaces in Chugoku Region No ratings yet.

Chugoku region is located in the westernmost part of Japan. Muslim travellers, check out the mosques and prayer spaces you can find in every prefecture of Chugoku.
February 9, 2019

Experience the Spirit of Samurai with Yabusame, Japanese Horseback Archery No ratings yet.

Yabusame is a traditional Japanese mounted archery that was practised by samurai warriors many years ago as a ritual for gods.
August 30, 2018

Welcome Aboard Japan’s Last Sleeper Trains, Sunrise Seto and Sunrise Izumo No ratings yet.

It is a journey that would become extra special if the train you are taking is one of the rare overnight trains that travels to amazing places with much to explore.
January 25, 2018

Shimane, A Place Where History Begins with Mythology (Part 3) No ratings yet.

In this final part of the series, let's travel across the Sea of Japan and escape to the Oki Islands 隠岐諸島.
January 16, 2018

Shimane, A Place Where History Begins with Mythology (Part 2) No ratings yet.

Matsue is the capital city of Shimane prefecture. It is located between two bodies of water, Lake Shinji and Nakaumi Lagoon...
January 11, 2018

Shimane, A Place Where History Begins with Mythology (Part 1) No ratings yet.

An often overlooked destination by many tourists visiting Japan, Shimane actually has many wonderful attractions demonstrating the prefecture's rich...
December 29, 2017

Izumo Taisha, One Of The Oldest and Holiest Shrines in Japan No ratings yet.

Izumo Taisha (Izumo Grand Shrine) is considered the oldest Shinto shrine in Japan and holds an important place in Japanese mythology...