Fancy sampling what island life has to offer? Take a short trip from Tokyo to experience what to see and do on three of the capital’s beautiful islands.
By Chris Lawson 6 min read
Whether you crave a multi-day outdoor adventure or simply want some natural beauty to restore the senses—Japan's majestic national parks await.
The sleek Tsukuba Express offers easy access to major Tokyo hubs, quiet locals stops and serene nature spots.
This Tokyo island’s distance from the city and unique double volcano make it a must-visit destination.
What were some of the real-life locations that inspired our favorite anime films?
Uncover coastal villages, misty mountains and the legacy of the "ama"—Japanese female divers with a tradition dating back more than 2,000 years.
A mere two hours by train from Tokyo, this secluded region of Tohoku feels a world away.
The Chuo-Sobu is one of the finest commuter lines for convenience and affordability. Discover your new home in the heart of Tokyo with this quick guide.
From locally sourced food to spiritual healing and incredible scenic views, traveling from coast to coast in Tohoku is an experience you shouldn’t miss.
Tokyo is far more expansive than what you can see from atop of one of its many skyscrapers—even on the clearest day.
Don’t call it Mount Koya. This sacred complex in Wakayama Prefecture is much more than just a mountain.