Tokyo: Where old meets new
Live in Tokyo, ski Niseko and learn the ancient art of Katana blade making in Kyoto. Explore Japan as a JIA nomad.
Japan - Where it all begins
The lights of Tokyo, the traditional cultures of Kyoto and the soft powdered slopes of Niseko was the original inspiration in creating JIA. It therefore feels natural that the beginning of your JIA journey will be to a destination we have lived, breathed and immersed ourselves in for the past decade. Whilst our team will ensure that your time, the duration of your trip and the experiences you enjoy are tailored to your professional and personal wants and needs; below you will an example itinerary of what's possible when you join JIA.
One of the world's top cities for quality of life, Tokyo is a vibrant, urban wonderland which perfectly balances the traditional with the ultra modern. Experience cherry blossoms, the Shibuya crossing, Kawaii culture and foodie paradise with more Michelin starred restaurants than anywhere else in the world.
We offer you personalized recommendations and unique, authentic experiences that you simply won't find elsewhere. Our guides and community of local tastemakers are here to help you experience Tokyo like a true local.
Your guide will be take you for an exclusive 'kappo' dining experience prepared by a master chef. A feast for the senses and a great way to immerse yourself in Japanese dining culture - the best restaurants are often known only by word of mouth.explore more
Join early morning sumo training and eat brunch with high ranking wrestlers You will be granted exclusive access. A sport high in rituals and mixed with elements of Shinto, sumo wrestling is not usually that accessible to international visitors.explore more
Meet a working manga artist and also have a lesson in how to properly draw and create your own manga. Make stories come alive by 'showing, not telling' - learn the art of immersive storytelling through pictures.explore more
JAPOW short for "Japan Powder" is the iconic fresh powdery goodness that falls in Hokkaido every season. Skiers and snowboarders all over the world insist on riding JAPOW at least once in their lifetime if not once a year.explore more
Tokyo's Hidden Island
Often referred to as the Galapagos of the East, the Ogasawara islands offer not only pristine subtropical landscapes and a chance to marvel at whales breaching and watch sea turtles hatch their eggs, they are also of great scientific interest.explore more
"The way of the sword" is deeply rooted in Japan's samurai history and folklore. Taught at Japanese colleges along with Judo and Sado, Kendo has more than 1 million devotees. Its modern form uses bamboo swords and protective armour.explore more
Week-long sake making course in a rural brewery. While staying on-site at the brewery, learn how to brew sake from the experienced brew master. The course focuses on koji making and three-stage fermentation mash preparation.explore more
We offer you a collection of beautiful homes in cool neighborhoods like Nakameguro, Shibuya and Shinjuku.
THE JIA STANDARD
The JIA standard is about trust - it is consistent and reliable and always makes you feel at home in an instant
DESIGNED FOR REMOTE WORK
PREMIUM BEDDING & TOILETRIES
FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN
PROFESSIONAL CLEANING ON DEMAND
24 HOUR SUPPORT
Tokyo Midtown Home
Our team is ready to answer your questions and curate your next (or first) great personal & professional adventure.I'M INTERESTED