Island breaks in the city

May 22, 2014

Island breaks in the city

by Daisuke Kikuchi

Even if you don’t have time to leave the city, there’s nothing to stop you taking an island break this weekend. Tokyo Island Fair Shimajiman 2014 is presenting the lifestyle of Japan’s islands Oshima, Toshima, Niijima, Shikinejima, Kouzushima Miyakejima, Mikurajima, Hachijojima, Aogashima and Ogasawara ...

Heavy rain warning issued for typhoon-hit Izu-Oshima Island

Oct 20, 2013

Heavy rain warning issued for typhoon-hit Izu-Oshima Island

A heavy rain warning was issued for the Izu-Oshima Island on Sunday, after residents were earlier advised to take shelter amid fears of another landslide disaster following last week’s powerful typhoon. As of Sunday evening, the 27th typhoon of the year was barreling north ...