• Coya Cottage rental house Ohama Beach, Shimoda By / 9th July, 2016

    Retreat wabi-sabi is expanding! We have added Coya Cottage to our expanding options of accommodation in the very popul

    A day bicycle ride south and around the coast! By / 24th July, 2015

    Dear guests and future guests, my name is Maddy, I am a thirty years old French girl traveling around the world for six months and the Izu

  • Retreat wabi-sabi is open!!! By / 3rd August, 2014

    We would like to announce the birth of a new tabi-tabi! On July 19th, 2014 we opened our second location in Shimoda (third in Japan), and proud owner

    How to get to Shimoda from Osaka or Kyoto By / 14th September, 2012

    To get to Shimoda from Osaka, or Kyoto, you should take the Shinkansen (bullet train) from Shin-Osaka or Kyoto Station to Atami (141 min).

  • Underwater Wonderland By / 12th September, 2012

    Drive 20 minutes up and around the coast to Nakagi, pay a 1000 yen for a 5 minute boat ride and you’ll arrive at the underwater wonderland, Hirizo.

    Izu Cruise By / 5th September, 2012

    As I have mentioned in my blog about kayaking, the best way to see Izu’s rugged coastline is from the sea.

  • Lotus Garden By / 20th August, 2012

    蓮(Hasu) is Japanese for lotus.

    Girls at the Beach By / 10th July, 2012

  • Izugram By / 12th June, 2012

    Are you on instagram? We are! You can “follow us” at tabitabijapan, or check out all of our Izu photos here. Enjoy!

    Cafe Mellow By / 10th June, 2012

    For those of you who have been visiting the Kisami area for sometime, you may have noticed that Paradise has been lost, not found.