Tokyo is a world leader in urban gardening and farming. See some of the city's best examples and learn how to get your hands dirty.
Takayama is the perfect weekend getaway with onsen towns, a laid-back atmosphere, famous gassho houses and more. Plus, we've done all the planning legwork for you!
The beautiful and culturally rich Sankei-en Garden offers a relief from the grind of city life, making it perfect for an easy day trip from Tokyo.
Enjoy nature, culture, history, and even a beautiful walking route in Kitanomaru Park, a hidden gem in the center of Tokyo.
See hundreds of blossoming plum trees during Mito City's famous annual plum festival.
A medium-difficulty hiking route near Tokyo taking you through Mt. Nokogiri, Mt. Otake and Mt. Mitake boasting beautiful views of the surrounding area. Guide info: Route, duration, access, altitude, preperation
Kiyosumi Garden, on Tokyo's eastside, is a traditional Japanese garden with a rich history and designated Tokyo Metropolitan Place of Scenic Beauty.
Staying at a temple is not only beautiful and relaxing, but can be considerably cheaper than staying at a hotel!
Early June is looking pretty good with flower festivals and firefly nights.