Lovers of Japanese powder snow do not need to travel far from Tokyo. In fact, only two hours away from Japan’s capital metropolis lies mountainous Gunma Prefecture.
Located north of Tokyo, Gunma is a mountainous province dominated by the majestic Mikuni mountain range. Because of this, it i… Read More
Salad is a staple in a healthy eating habit but there isn’t a lot of variations to it. To save you from getting bored of the same old salad, we’ve put together some recipes and. Tips in creating a Japanese salad! Using Japanese salad dressings and ingredients, you can create a Japanese style, healt… Read More
Shikoku is an island of Japan, located to the southwest of Tokyo. Its name means four countries, and as the name suggests, it is made up of four prefectures; Tokushima, Kagawa, Kochi and Ehime.
Shikoku came in the second one of the top Asian destination in Lonely Planet’s Best in the Asia Pacifi… Read More
Nagano City is just a 90 minutes bullet train ride from Tokyo station, making it easy to access not only from Tokyo but also from many other exciting tourism spots. The Hotel Metropolitan Nagano is directly connected to the JR Nagano Station Building, so you can go straight to the hotel without eve… Read More
Up to 20% off discount for your rental in Hakuba!
Located at the foot of a 360° panoramic mountain range in Nagano Prefecture, Hakuba Village is an adventurous outdoor activity resort sought after by tourists at all times of the year. Hakuba is a one massive ski resort that features seven ne… Read More
Thinking about an extended ski holiday in Hakuba Valley? We have a great deal for you. You can save with this deal and spend it on a nice accommodation or for after ski activities!
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To mark the 5th anniversary of the All-Mountain Season Pass in Hakuba, to express their gratit… Read More
Tips from travel experts!
Who doesn't want to maximise time on their holiday? Start off your holiday right by first dropping off your bags at GPA at Narita Airport. You'll be saving time from the get go without having to carry your luggage around.
Travelling by train is the easiest way to get to … Read More
Just two and a half hours from the centre of the world’s largest metropolis of Tokyo, winter sports loving visitors to Oze Iwakura Resort will be thrilled to find Kanto’s largest ski resort. The resort is also accessible from JR Nagano Station by bullet train over the same amount of travel time… Read More
The Japanese Curry Rice
Curry is a very popular food in Japan, often referred to as a national signature food. According to survey, curry is also one of the most popular menu items for lunches at Japanese primary and junior high school; it's a dish that people of all age groups love and enjoy.
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Shiga Kogen is a popular ski destination featuring 18 ski resorts, and the Shiga Kogen Central Ski Area is made up of 13 of those resorts. This area is the closest to Shibu Onsen and Yudanaka Onsen as well as the popular Snow Monkey Park, and it’s the gateway to Shiga Kogen.
The Shiga Kogen Cent… Read More
At both of Tomikawa Seimenjo’s locations, all dishes are made without the use of artificial flavours, sourcing local ingredients and applying years of knowledge to create some truly scrumptious and yet satisfying dishes.
They use only noodles made in-house with flour sourced locally in Furano an… Read More
In the heart of Hokkaido, you’ll find a luxurious hot spring resort in the middle of the Tokachidake mountain range overlooking the Furano Basin. Located 1,200m above sea level, you can bask in the serene nature of the mountains at the Kamihiro Inn.
The view from the resort is unbeatable, and ac… Read More
Many people visit the Hakuba Valley in search of some of Japan’s and the world’s finest powder snow. Hakuba Norikura Onsen Ski Resort, nestled among the rugged mountains at the northern end of the Valley, is well known for providing all the powder a freak could ever hope for in addition to … Read More
You get to virtually wake up and step onto the snow when you stay at Espoir Misawa in Nagano. Located facing Hakuba Valley’s Tsugaike Kogen ski resort and just 20 minutes from JR Hakuba station by bus, this ski-in & out accommodation provides ultimate convenience. There are both western and Jap… Read More
Hakuba continues to be one of the most popular snow holiday destinations in Japan and even the world. With that comes massive crowds in need of accommodation, but Meteor is prepared of every and any kind of guest.
Meteor & Brownie is run by a friendly local family and staff, and they look af… Read More
During your holiday Hakuba, you will surely be partaking in all kinds of activities. To ensure you are well energised, you will need some food supplies.
The Big Hakuba is a supermarket in Hakuba that can supply you with all of your day-to-day needs from food to basic lifestyle goods at highly di… Read More
Hakuba Lion Adventure is a biggest outdoor activity tour company in Hakuba that will help you experience all of the above and so many more activities. To ensure a safe and reliable adventure in Hakuba ‘s wildness. Get Hakuba Lion Adventure’s expert adventures guide you.
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Count on A･Coop Hakuba to provide you with fresh and delicious produce from local and neighbouring suppliers. You can find anything from fruit, veggies and meat – all locally grown as well as other day-to-day goods at the store.
6398-1 Hokujo, Hakuba-mura, Nagano
Phone: +81-261-7… Read More
Kokuya Hotel Nagano is not only a prominent part of the traditional Japanese village of Shibu Onsen, it’s also a gateway into real Japan. Surrounded by mountains, either lush green or brilliant white, depending on the time of year you visit, Shibu Onsen has been a destination for people in … Read More
An Dining offers a special monthly menu carefully curated by head chef and owner Shinichi Maeda and his array of locally sourced and seasonally selected produce.
Along with multiple fine dining, café and bar options, An Dining accommodates a wide range of dietary requirements including veget… Read More