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Nagano Snow Shuttle

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The Nagano Snow Shuttle is the largest snow bus transfer operator in the central Japan region, with 7 return runs per day from both of Tokyo’s International Airports (4 to Narita, and 3 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

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Hokkaido Resort Liner

Hokkaido Transport GJ Editor GJ Editor

Hokkaido Resort Liner is the biggest ski bus operator in Hokkaido, comfortably transporting over 300,000 guests every winter. Travelers have the luxury of syncing their bus and flight networks, so that transport is convenient, and the network passes a range of hotels within Sapporo City, so guests … Read More

Toyota Rent-a-Car Furano Branch

Hokkaido Transport GJ Editor GJ Editor

Make your stay in Japan convenient and hassle-free for your family and friends with the Toyota Rent-A-Car at the Furano Branch. Renting a car makes travelling even more enjoyable as you can access almost any location, especially those distant from public transport. Toyota Rent-A-Car cater to eve… Read More

Alpine Visitor Center

Hokkaido Tours & Activities GJ Editor GJ Editor

The Furano Alpine Visitor Center is best known for their adventurous outdoor activities for groups and families in our rustic style lodging. It’s the perfect destination to unwind in any Japanese season, with a magnificent view of the Taisetsuzan Range and a smoking volcano. They have indulged t… Read More

Goto Sumio Museum

Hokkaido Art GJ Editor GJ Editor

For all appreciators of art, creativity, history and Japanese culture, Goto Sumio Museum is the finest exhibition one can visit in Japan. Famous artist Sumio Goto, is a leading influential Japanese illustrator and master of Nihonga, and the gallery showcases over 130 pieces of his talented work… Read More

Furano Natulux Hotel

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Furano Natulux Hotel is the perfect stay to relax and recuperate on your holiday. The hotel has designed their resort to balance nature with relaxation – it’s the getaway that every family and traveller needs – to unwind, take a step back and to ponder in the quiet, calm lifestyle this hotel has to… Read More

Kodamaya Sobadokoro

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

If you’re looking for the best soba restaurant in Furano, Kodomaya Sobadokoro is the place to go. The restaurant is large, seating over one hundred people, and guests can choose between Western or Japanese style dining. The soba is made from two kinds of specially selected buckwheat flour, and t… Read More

Tsuru Apartments

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Tsuru Apartments is an affordable, non-smoking hotel located 300 metres from Furano Ski Resort, equipped with every facility one needs: a spacious room with a kitchen, free wi-fi, free on-site parking, plus ski passes and ski lesson services, so you can brush up on your skills before hitting the sl… Read More

Ryokan Sensyoen

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Ryokan Sensyoen is a modernised ryokan (Japanese style inn) that has been operating since the late 1930’s in Asahikawa, Hokkaido. There are two buildings that make up this lovely accommodation; the main building and the annex, which is a four-storey building. The whole property is design… Read More

Hotel Highland Furano

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Hotel Highland Furano is an incredible destination for all travellers and has an extensive range of services. The hotel caters to all, with Western and Japanese style rooms available, as well as accessibility rooms. Guests can dine at the restaurant with an amazing view of the surrounding land. … Read More

Kumagera

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

Feast your appetite on Furano’s local Japanese cuisine from Kumagera restaurant – the perfect eatery catering to every tourist. Founded in 1980, Kumagera is famous for portraying the town of Furano through the ages. The name ‘Kumagera’, is also known as a black woodpecker, which is Furano’s native … Read More

Tokachidake Onsen Ryounkaku

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

The open air bath at Ryounkaku looks over spectacular views throughout the year and it’s no surprise. This onsen (hot spring) and accommodation are located higher than any others in Hokkaido. Ryounkaku is not only a comfortable hotel but it welcomes day-trippers who come to enjoy their delicious… Read More

Sapporo Ramen Daishin

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

Founded in 1985, Sapporo Ramen Daishin celebrated their 30th anniversary in 2016, and has since opened in Kutchan! This restaurant has a lovely rustic interior like a cosy mountain cabin. Since its founding, the business has been passed on through the generations, recipes taught, adapted and beauti… Read More

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