Japan offers a wealth of beautiful, natural environments, full of rural communities ready to invite you into their homes.
Switch the city for the countryside and tap into local culture on your visit. A farm stay experience promises a memorable experience. Stay with a farming family and learn about how they live, participate in various activities and even experience helping out on the farm itself.
Meet Japan’s female free divers at an Osatsu Kamado ama hut in Toba, and learn about the ancient and fascinating culture of th..
“Ieshima” means “Home Island.” After waiting out a storm in the safety of Ieshima’s harbors around 600 BCE, Japan’s legendary ..
Yamazoe Village in Nara is the birthplace of Japanese culture. It is also the location of hands-on sushi school Ichiban Oishii..
Shodoshima Island’s warm Mediterranean climate, beautiful coastal resorts and breathtaking mountain scenery are reminiscent of..
With three strands, Blue, Green, and Eco tourism Higashi-son Okinawa weaves together a seafoam green tapestry of earth friendly..
Stay in a thatched village farmhouse and explore the natural beauty of the seasons and traditional rural culture in Kyoto Miyama...
The Wajima region is located on the north-western side of Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture of Japan. A rocky coastline borders..
Two hours from the largest metropolis in the world, and all hints of the city are gone. You’re in Chichibu, a little town in t..
Enjoy a relaxing time full of fresh air, seascapes, and soft fluffy cotton towels on the islands that make up Imabari. A proverbial..
Daikonjima Island is located in the middle of Lake Nakaumi between Matsue City in Shimane Prefecture and Sakai-Minato City in Tottori..
Sera is a small town in the Sera Kо̄gen Highlands of southeast Hiroshima Prefecture. The town is bursting with natural beauty,..
Take part in old-time farm life in the mountains of the beautiful Noto Peninsula at Shunran-no-Sato, a village of farm houses with..
Experience a farmstay in the “City of Folklore,” an idyllic and history-filled little town ringed by mountains in northern Jap..
Japan’s vast Nishi-Awa region is dominated by rugged mountains and untamed rivers. This wild corner of Shikoku’s Tokushima Pre..
Get the full agricultural experience of Japan’s breadbasket at the Tokachi Girls Farm with a personal tour led by their three ..
A place of long standing history, charming people, and all the seafood you can eat. Saiki is poised ready to treat its visitors..
Tsushima, the island where Japanese and Korean cultural history meet. An island devoted to its unique natural bounty. Visiting Tsushima..
Stay at the Akizuno Garten green tourism facility in Kamiakizu—the heart of Wakayama’s mikan orange country—and enjoy deliciou..
Agematsu is a town located in the heart of the Akasawa Natural Recreational Forest famous for its quaint forest railway that cuts..
Agematsu's extensive hiking trails through forest and past waterfalls create a superb environment for “forest bathing.”Read more
Wajima is rich in natural beauty, home to farmers, fishermen and craftsmen.Read more
An area of absolutely astounding beauty, Higashi-son village is a paradise in paradise.Read more
For those visitors looking for an authentic rural experience, Nishi-Awa delivers...Read more