Tagged with chugoku

Japan by Prefecture: Yamaguchi (山口県)

Japan by Prefecture: Yamaguchi (山口県)

It’s time for ‘Japan by Prefecture‘ again! This is the series that aims to provide the highlights of each prefecture of Japan, along with my personal favourites and suggestions from readers. This week, we’re looking at Yamaguchi (山口県). Yamaguchi Prefecture is part of the Chugoku Region (中国地方) and it is the westernmost prefecture on Honshu. The capital is Yamaguchi (山口市). Thanks to Zooming Japan, Japan … Continue reading

Japan by Prefecture: Hiroshima (広島県)

Japan by Prefecture: Hiroshima (広島県)

It’s time for ‘Japan by Prefecture‘ again! This is the series that aims to provide the highlights of each prefecture of Japan, along with my personal favourites and suggestions from readers. This week, we’re looking at Hiroshima (広島県). Hiroshima Prefecture is part of the Chugoku Region (中国地方) and the capital is Hiroshima (広島市). When I first planned to visit Japan back … Continue reading

Japan by Prefecture: Okayama (岡山県)

Japan by Prefecture: Okayama (岡山県)

I’m pleased to say I’m back online with a new PC, and everything is working just about as it was before (perhaps slightly better!). Apologies for the lack of posts last week, but I will try to make up for it now and in the coming week with a few extra posts. It’s time for ‘Japan … Continue reading

Japan by Prefecture: Shimane (島根県)

Japan by Prefecture: Shimane (島根県)

It’s time for ‘Japan by Prefecture‘ again! This is the series that aims to provide the highlights of each prefecture of Japan, along with my personal favourites and suggestions from readers. This week, we’re looking at Shimane (島根県). Shimane Prefecture is part of the Chugoku Region (中国地方) and the capital is Matsue (松江市). Unfortunately I’ve not been to Shimane Prefecture yet, but for … Continue reading

Japan by Prefecture: Tottori (鳥取県)

Japan by Prefecture: Tottori (鳥取県)

It’s time for ‘Japan by Prefecture‘ again! This is the series that aims to provide the highlights of each prefecture of Japan, along with my personal favourites and suggestions from readers. This week, we’re looking at Tottori (鳥取県). Tottori Prefecture is part of the Chugoku Region (中国地方) and the capital is Tottori (鳥取市). I’ve not been to Tottori Prefecture, and didn’t … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #51

Weekly Shiritori #51

Last week’s post was about kokeshi (こけし), so this week I need to start with し (shi). A big thank you to everyone who joined in this week, although unfortunately there were no suggestions I could use this time (it’s getting hard now after 50 weeks!). ‘Shi’ has been popular this year and I’ve already … Continue reading