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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

Coto Bar

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

Coto Bar provides the most authentic of Japanese food and beverages, owned and operated by the Japanese – so you know you’re in for a real treat. While they’re not fluent in English, their service is immaculate and their pricing is reasonable for any tourist. Coto Bar serves Japanese home-style … Read More

Hokkaido Resort Liner

Hokkaido Transport GJ Editor GJ Editor

Hokkaido Resort Liner is the largest ski bus operator in Hokkaido, comfortably transporting over 300,000 guests every winter. Travellers 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

Bliss Lodging

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

If you’re looking for a resort that offers pristine slopes and serene hot-springs that caters for all; for the grand adventurers, or those preferring to bask in the peaceful, placid way of life, look no further than Bliss Lodging. Bliss Lodging is located on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, … Read More

Kurobe View Hotel

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

A perfect marriage of modern architecture and traditional Japanese design creates a fabulous and peaceful atmosphere at Kurobe View Hotel. It’s located in hot springs area in Omachi, and is only 20 minutes by car to Hakuba. Located at the entrance to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route in Omachi On… Read More

Hotel Keisui

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Hotel Keisui is a majestic hotel located in Oomachi, Nagano and is approximately 3 hours by train from Tokyo. The hotel provides Western and Japanese style accommodation, and you will love the rustic and natural appeal of the hotel. Hotel Keisui has a variety of hot springs including 2 large com… 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

Tangram Madarao Tokyu Resort

Nagano Tours & Activities GJ Editor GJ Editor

Tangram Madarao Tokyu Resort is the perfect powdered resort located only 90-minutes from Nagano Station, and caters to everyone of all ages and levels between two beautiful hotels. Tangram Ski Circus boasts pure, high quality snow, perfect for beginners and expert skiers. With 15 courses to choose … 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

Oohira Hotel

Yamagata Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

With three types of private open air hot spring baths, Jyurouzin, Ebisuten and Daikokuten on offer 24 hours a day freely, you can rest assured that you’ll get to relax to the max after hitting the slopes at Oohira Hotel. Oohira Hotel offers both Western and Japanese style rooms (no smoking is al… Read More

Ryokan Kinosato

Yamagata Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Kinosato is a traditional Japanese accommodation in the centre of Zao Onsen. It is a small, homely ryokan-inn with 22 Japanese style rooms. The real treat at Kinosato is their baths pulled from an all natural sulphuric spring. The inn is located within walking distance to some of Zao Onsen’s ski re… 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

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

Onyado Suminoyu

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Onyado Hishiya Torazo

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Onyado Hishiya Torazō is located in Shibu Onsen, and is one of the most historical inns in the area that’s been operating for 13 generations. The building of the in is hundreds of years old, and will make you feel like you’ve slipped away to old Japan. There are two hot springs within the inn, each… Read More

Hotel Metropolitan Nagano

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Nagano City is one of the most popular cities in Japan and is a easily accessible to several exciting destinations. Hotel Metropolitan Nagano is directly connected to the JR Nagano Station Building, and is a perfect base for accessing all sight-seeing activities, restaurants and bars in the area th… Read More

Good Sports

Hokkaido Transport GJ Editor GJ Editor

Good Sports helps to get you into the right gear and onto the slopes of Hokkaido’s most renowned ski resorts. Their services offer ski hire equipment, shuttle and private bus experiences to best tailor your trip around your needs and shed the luggage necessary for an overseas ski trip. Hokka… Read More

Yakebitaiyama Ski Resort

Nagano Tours & Activities GJ Editor GJ Editor

Yakebitaiyama Ski Resort stands 2,000 metres above sea level with the purest powder snow and a view that is unmissable. The resort caters to every need of their guest to ensure their stay is unforgettable. The Prince Hotel stands at the foot of the ski range which held the inaugural Olympic Ski … Read More

Hotel New Otani Tokyo

Tokyo Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Hotel New Otani is an exquisite hotel in Tokyo. The hotel was originally built to accommodate international guests visiting for Tokyo Olympics in 1964. Since then, the hotel has taken care of many VIPs and has become known to provide high standard hospitality to all of its guests. There is a 40,000… Read More

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