A few hours to the south west of Tokyo lies the volcanic isle of Niijima Island. And it is a haven for city-bound surfers looking to escape the hustle of Japan's capital city. Hiroto Ohhara jetted over to this white-sand beauty last week, scoring a mid-sized, sometimes chunky, swell. And boy, despite the conditions does Ohhara go on a tear. Nijima Island's a few clicks away from Shidashita beach, the site of the 2020 Olympics - so let this serves as a little cultural slice from the land of the rising sun. When to go? Check HERE.