Shimane Prefecture sits on the southwestern portion of Japan's main island, and is the perfect spot to visit if you're looking for an off the beaten path travel experience. Often overlooked by visitors in favor of better known destinations, the region has culture, nature and history by the bucketload – just without the massive crowds to battle!
Contrary to popular stereotypes it isn’t just the English who love to start the day with a nice cup of tea.
Tea picking has become a popular experience for people who want to taste fresh Japanese tea. At Obubu Tea Garden in Kyoto, you can pick and taste Japanese tea.
Nara Prefecture is not only a tourist attraction luring visitors for its freely roaming deer aka Shika ! There is much more to Nara....