When you have a love of the outdoors and mountains in particular, that desire to find the next trail can be relentless. Not too long after our last hike, we found ourselves…

The mountainous terrain of Japan leaves avid hikers and nature enthusiasts completely spoiled for choice when it comes to hiking trails. Coupled with a best-in-class public transportation system, getting out of town…

On the border of Nagano and Niigata prefectures is an area that defies time as its mountain ranges have set the stage for some of Japan’s most historic moments. Within this area there is…

The beginning of summer in Tokyo exhibits a few tell-tale signs: the piercing sound of cicadas, hand-held fans and humidity. Luckily, these months also bring us a glorious selection of fresh fruit…

Camping ticks all the boxes. It’s a good way to get away from the city, it’s Covid-19 friendly provided you travel in a small group and it allows you to enjoy the…

While that may not be on the cards yet, here is a bucket list of unmissable experiences on each of the Amami Islands for when you can. Amami Oshima The largest of…