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New Japan Apartment Tour 2016【Travel Japan】

So after 10 years of living in Shimane ken, I moved recently to start a new job in a more urban location and for the first time I got to pick out the apartment I would be living in. Here is a quick tour shot

Helping YouTube promote Tourism – Please visit Japan【Travel Japan】

**Links below** At YouTube’s request, I have made this short-ish video promoting tourism in Shimane prefecture in the Chugoku region of Japan. Link for donations and information about the Charity Hike: (日本語 and English) Links to my playlists about Shimane: Rural Japan Life (RJL)

Matsue Boat Trip Shimane | 松江島根県【Travel Japan】

Matsue is located on the shore of Lake Shinji, Japan’s 8th largest lake, and with the large Matsue Castle moat (horikawa) connecting to the Ohashi, Kensaki, Kyohashi, Yonago, and Kitada Rivers, Matsue, the Prefectural capital of Shimane, is known as the “City of Water.” Enjoy

Japan Railpass Adventure: Shimane & Nima【Travel Japan】

Here we visit Shimane-ken. Specifically the Nima Sand Museum, and the Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine surrounding area. Its a trick to get out to this place from Okayama at a decent time as the train schedule and sheer distance doesn’t make for the best itinerary.


A big thanks to NHK Shimane team for this wonderful piece. Marcoart japan just returned from a very successful trip to Shimane prefecture I was so honored to meet both the mayor and the Governor of Shimane as well as the mayor of Shimane…To experience

Shimane JETs visit Oki (NHK Version)【Travel Japan】

The epic NHK conclusion to a trip of Shimane JETs to the off-shore Oki Islands. — Shimane prefecture is the western part of the San’in region which is the Japan Sea side of the Chugoku region of Japan. The prefectural office is located in Matsue

Hinomisaki Shrine in Shimane, Japan【Travel Japan】

After we finished at the lighthouse, Eli, Robin and I set off for the other important landmark in this part of Taisha, Hinomisaki Shrine. I didn’t add any music to this vid so you can enjoy the quiet and natural sounds – it’s a really