Things to do in Western Honshu, Japan

matsue_onedaytrip
2016.05.02
Don’t know where to visit in Matsue? Just go everywhere!
Matsue City, dubbed as both the “Land of the Gods” and “Venetia of Japan”, has such deep history and beautiful scenery that it is almost impossible to
FotorCreated
2016.04.06
A ‘must-do’ when you visit Matsue: Japanese tea ceremonies
Experiencing Japanese culture can be costly at times, but there is no way you can leave Matsue without experiencing sado, or Japanese tea ceremony! Le
Sunset on lake Shinji
2016.03.27
Let the rays of the beautiful sunset over Lake Shinji seep into your skin!
Lake Shinji at Matsue city offers everything from beautiful sun rays to Japanese tea ceremonies; Beautiful Japan is everywhere around this lake!
Tsukudaya
2016.02.05
Tsukudaya, an old Japanese guest house on Oki Island, Shimane Prefecture.
A 120-year-old house converted into a guesthouse Tsukudaya used to be the home of a village leader. It was reformed into a guesthouse and was dif
Yaegaki Shrine
2015.12.03
A sacred place for matchmaking. Let’s pray at Yaegaki Shrine in Shimane Prefecture!
The god of matchmaking. Have you ever heard of “Yamata-no-Orochi”, the god that appears in Japanese mythology? There’s a story of a large 8-headed
Karakama Shrine
2015.12.01
You have to pass through a 40 centimeter gap to get to the mysterious, Karakama Shrine in Izumo!
A Mysterious energy around the approach. The approach is near Gakuenji, famous for its autumn foliage. We found a parking area after passing the ma
izumotaisha
2014.12.29
Make your first visit to “Izumo Taisha Shrine,” the location of Japan’s most famous matchmaking God
The oldest Shrine in Japan. Okuni-nishi-no kami is a deity of matchmaking and is enshrined at Izumo Taisha Shrine. Its establishment is
2014.10.17
Weird Food from Japan: "Kawara Soba,” Tea Noodles Cooked on a Roof Tile!
This weird cooking technique was born in battle In the City of Shimonoseki, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, there is a local cuisine called kawara soba. It