Sagamihara viewAkiya & Inaka

Sagamihara & The Land of Alternative Education

We took a client out to Sagamihara in Kanagawa prefecture, an area renowned for its educational resources and artistic communities!
Minakami moon featuredAkiya & Inaka

Minakami & The Mountains of Madness

Join us on our second day exploring the wondrous city of Minakami in Gunma prefecture, where luxury and rural life combine spectacularly.
Kamimoku moon featuredAkiya & Inaka

Kamimoku & The Castle in the Hills

Join Akiya Hunter Matt Ketchum on a trip out to visit multiple akiya in the rural wonderland of Kamimoku in Gunma Prefecture!
Nagara porchAkiya & Inaka

Nagara & The Outer Limits of Inaka

Travel with us to one of the most remote regions around Tokyo - Nagara - and visit an absolutely stellar wooden cabin just waiting for you!
Swimming in the Kuro RiverAkiya & Inaka

Nikko & The Earth Hostel

Akiya Hunter Matt goes to Nikko in Tochigi prefecture to explore the corporate-retreat-turned-hostel ex-akiya Earth Hostel!
New house build in FujinoAkiya & Inaka

Fujino & The Future-proof Farms

Akiya Hunter Matt Ketchum goes deep into the woods of Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture to visit a farm built from akiya & hard work.
Featured image for Shizuoka articleAkiya & Inaka

Shizuoka & Thoreau-ly Appealing Cabins

Take a trip with us metalheads down to Shizuoka to explore a woodland cabin and enjoy the charbroiled flavors of Yugawara barbecue!
Geisha gardenAkiya & Inaka 2020

Gokurakuji & The Corona Geisha

Join Akiya Hunter Matt in a trip down to Kamakura, where he explores geisha culture and stays the night at Geisha house Tsuki no Kage Tei!