The inspiration behind the villain’s hideout in the 2012 Bond film Skyfall, Gunkanjima is an eerie time capsule of Japan’s industrial age.
Olives groves and jutting cliffs at one of the most surprising mixes of culture in Japan.
Matsuyama’s citrus island retreat.
Every August, it's the island's main event: A post-hippie island drum fest.
For friends of felines.
Welcome to the kingdom of cats.
Call it Okinoshima or Tomogashima — this mysterious tiny island has big history.
The "heart" of Okinawa.
Eat. Pray. Love.
Everything "Izu" alright in this paradise accessible from Tokyo.
A little nihonshu, nature and... De Niro? Plus taiko drums!