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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

Madarao Mountain Resort

Nagano Tours & Activities GJ Editor GJ Editor

Owing to its enviously diverse slopes of icing sugar “Madapow”, Madarao Mountain Resort is a true treasure. Madarao is within 2.5 hours’ reach from Tokyo, with a comfortable bullet train ride to Iiyama Station followed by a short shuttle bus. It’s here skiers and boarders find 31 unique courses wit… Read More

Chalet Burlap Furanui

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Chalet Burlap Furanui is a friendly and charming hotel and a great choice for travelers looking for a ski holiday or a journey through nature on summer holidays! The hotel is located at Kitanomine, the north base of Mt. Furano-Nishi. It’s just 5-minute walk away from the nearest Kitanomine ski z… Read More

Grand Park Otaru

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Grand Park Otaru is the only international luxury hotel in Otaru, offering magnificent view of Ishikari Bay from spacious guest rooms and restaurants. The 18-storey hotel is adjacent to Wing Bay Otaru, one of Hokkaido’s largest shopping malls, which is connected to the JR Otaru Chikko station.… Read More

Why the JR East Pass is a MUST have

Kanto Event GJ Editor GJ Editor

Japan and its transport systems are famous for its efficiency and convenience. But just when you think travelling in Japan can't get any better, it does! Many Australians travel to East Japan each year, whether it's for the snow, for culture or to just explore Japan beyond its major cities, area… Read More

TAKUMI in Asahikawa

Hokkaido Art GJ Editor GJ Editor

A peek into the craftsmanship found in the city of Asahikawa, Hokkaido. Hokkaido is well known for its abundance in nature, and in the context of tourism, it is most famous for its snow destinations and its delicious produce. But there is another layer to Hokkaido that Australians are yet to … Read More

Yomiuriland

Entertainment GJ Editor GJ Editor

Yomiuriland is one of Tokyo’s most popular amusement parks. This family friendly park has 44 different attractions that is full of fun for people of all ages. Throughout the year, they host exciting events: from fun in the sun at their outdoor pool during summer to their annual illumination event, … Read More

Liberty

Tokyo Snow Gear GJ Editor GJ Editor

Although it’s slightly hidden in a back alley, away from the main street of Kanda-ogawa, Liberty is one store that’s hard to miss. The two bright lightening strikes that decorate the building announces its presence to every passer by. It’s not just the decoration that’s interesting about Liberty… Read More

F.Janck

Tokyo Snow Gear GJ Editor GJ Editor

Snowboarders couldn’t possibly go past F.Janck – a mega store that specialises in all things snowboard – it’s a one stop shop that stocks everything from equipments big and small to snowboarding apparel and accessories. It’s no surprise that the store needs four floors, the F.Janck prides itself… Read More

One Make

Tokyo Snow Gear GJ Editor GJ Editor

One Make is a fairly recent addition to the Kanda-ogawa machi shopping district. Opened just three years ago on the main street of Yasukuni-dori, One Make specialises in snowboarding equipment. The spacious store is filled the best and latest in snowboarding goods all displayed beautifully, espe… Read More

Fuso Ski & Snowboard

Tokyo Snow Gear GJ Editor GJ Editor

There are countless ski and snowboard specialty stores in Kanda-ogawa but not many can compete with Fuso Ski & Snowboard’s floorspace. With such a massive store, you can expect to find a wide range of ski and snowboarding equipments as well as snow apparel and accessories. Fuso Ski & Snowbo… Read More

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