With 18 ski resorts & proximity to the famous Jigokudani Monkey Park—Shiga Kogen is a cool winter destination.
Beaches, jungle trekking, waterfalls and hot springs—Hachijojima is a true paradise only 1 hour from Tokyo.
How to make meal choices that help the environment without hurting your wallet.
The Institute for Nature Study is a lush forest oasis smack dab in the middle of Tokyo. Enjoy 20 hectares of ponds, gardens and winding paths.
How to visit the 9 Tokyo islands: the complete cheapo's guide on how to get there, where to stay and what to do at these mini paradises.
Ride, ride as fast as you can at Shinrin Koen! The park's cycle course bans pedestrians and cars, providing a smooth an enjoyable ride for cyclists of all abilities.
A nature retreat not too far from Tokyo, deep in the Yananashi mountains with an organic farm-to-table experience.
A low-cost jaunt into art and nature.
Most famous for Miyajima—the rest of the Hatsukaichi area often gets overlooked. There are mountain pilgrimages, festivals, hot springs and more.