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Shiga Kogen Central Ski Area

Nagano Tours & Activities GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Tomikawa Seimensho

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Kamihoro Inn

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Espoir Misawa

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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

Meteor & Brownie

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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

The Big Hakuba

Nagano Shopping GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

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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. Also need a bit spice for… Read More

A・Coop Hakuba

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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. A・Coop Hakuba 6398-1 Hokujo, Hakuba-mura, Nagano Phone: +81-261-7… Read More

Kokuya Hotel Nagano

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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 Cafe & Bar

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Niseko Mt.Resort Grand HIRAFU

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Niseko Mt.Resort Grand HIRAFU is the largest resort in Niseko and enjoys the greater volume of the 1,308-metre Mount Niseko Annupri. The resort affords skiers the choice of thirty unique courses, nine of which stretch beyond a kilometre and one lengthy 5.6-kilometre cruise. Along these courses,… Read More

Nagano Snow Shuttle

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The Nagano Snow Shuttle is the largest snow bus transfer operator in the central Japan region, with 6 return runs per day from both of Tokyo’s International Airports (4 to Narita, and 2 to Haneda), and includes all the major ski resorts in the Nagano Area (Hakuba Valley, Nozawa Onsen, Shiga Kog… Read More

Rainbow Rental

Nagano Snow Gear GJ Editor GJ Editor

Rainbow Rental is a Ski and Snowboard rental store which located in Echoland- one of the hottest spots in Hakuba. Stocked with all of the latest models in great conditions, you can depend on Rainbow rental to assist you with any of your Ski and Snowboard equipment need, Bilingual staffs are welcomi… Read More

Sangoro Onsen Lodge

Yamagata Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Sangoro Onsen Lodge was made for those who believe in ‘more the merrier’! Sangoro Onsen Lodge in Zao Onsen, Yamagata, provides the dream accommodation for large groups travelling with 16 or more people. This is a fully self-contained apartment block with 4 bedrooms, 16 futons (sleeps up to 25 pe… Read More

Yuiga Doxon and Yama-no Doxon

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

Foodies visiting Furano will want to try out these two restaurants! Yuiga Doxon is a restaurant created with Furano’s abundance of nature and delicious produces in mind. They specialise in Japanese curry and rice, in fact it’s so popular that many wait in line for their curry! The sister rest… Read More

Ryokan Sakaya and Ryokan Jonnobi

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Ryokan Sakaya and Ryokan Jonnobi await those craving to experience a traditional Japanese inn, with outstanding service ratings and an unmatched charm, the Ryokan Sakaya is award winning, Word Ski Awards Winner 2013 Japan's Best Ski Boutique Hotel, and rightfully so. However both Ryokan Sakaya … Read More

Onyado Suminoyu

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Suminoyu is located in the historic town of Shibu Onsen. Shibu Onsen is known for its nostalgic townscape with stone paved streets alive with friendly locals. The town is also known for its many hot springs and Suminoyu is one of the oldest establishments here. The accommodation is a traditional… Read More

Okushiga Kogen Ski Resort

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Okushiga Kogen Ski Resort is located within the Jōshin'etsu-kōgen National Park. There are nine courses with a good spread of terrain for all kinds of skiers and snowboarders, a Free Line Park and a kids park - as well as acres upon acres of backcountry skiing. The best time to visit would b… Read More

Chisun Grand Nagano

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Chisun Grand Nagano is a modern hotel that is located just a short stroll away from Nagano station. Chisun Grand Nagano strives to provide ultimate comfort for its guests not only through their service but with thoughtful design and amenities. Their breakfast buffet is particularly popular wi… Read More

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