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
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
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
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.
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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
The Hotel Mont Blanc Hakuba Group is made up of four different accommodations in Hakuba. Each has their offer something unique so between the four, there’s definitely something for everyone. There are three hotels, Mont Blanc, Sejour Mint and Hakuba Familia, as well as a cottage known as Hakuba Vac… Read More
The word has long spread about this country’s abundance of powder snow and there aren’t too many places better suited to placing skiers and boarders right in the thick of it than the 1,500-metre high, Hotel Grand Phenix in Okushiga Kogen. Part of Japan’s largest ski area, guests are assured to … Read More
Shinjuku is one of the busiest places in Japan and in the world, which is what makes it probably the most convenient place to stay in Tokyo. Shinjuku Washington Hotel and its new tower, Shinjuku Washington Hotel Annex, are both located just 8 minutes from Shinjuku station’s south exit.
If th… Read More
The Alpico Group provides multiple transport options to connect you to Nagano and the Shinshu region of Japan all year around. From buses that connect you directly from the airport to popular holiday destinations in the region, to charter vehicles that accommodate groups as little as four peopl… Read More
Niseko is very well known for their magnificent ski slopes and resorts, for their serene, atmospheric hot springs and Japanese baths, and for their mouth-watering restaurants and divine bars. Niseko is the perfect getaway where tourists have access to a range of sight-seeing activities and expe… Read More
The glittering, panoramic mountaintop views, standing at over 2000 metres high is just one of the many reasons why your next holiday should be at the Marunuma Kogen Ski Resort. For family-fun rendezvous, or for more of a thrilling and extreme adventure, this is an unmissable destination where t… Read More
Higashi Tateyama Ski Resort has a reputation that not many others can claim. The resort was a part of the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, providing a large course for the slalom races. The resort is centred around this, known as the Olympic course, the advanced skiers get to experience a specia… Read More
Hakone Kamakura Pass – Your ticket to a holiday within a holiday!
What if we told you that you don’t need to hop on a plane or a bullet train to enjoy a little time away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo?
Within a fairly close distance from Tokyo, there are many gorgeous holiday destinat… Read More
Speaking to visitors on the ground about six of Tokyo's must-visit spots
From shopping and fashion to delicious food and traditional culture, the bustling capital of Japan has so much to offer, while also being close to attractions like Mount Fuji, Hakone and Nikko. We asked visitors at si… Read More
Discover the real Japan in Sydney
The multicultural setting of Australia has allowed outstanding elements of Japanese culture and cuisine to become a part of everyday life Down Under. The love Australians have for Japan, which for many nowadays almost certainly includes sushi, embraces a varie… Read More
Universal Studios Japan® in Osaka has gone beyond over the top for its fifteenth anniversary. Unveiling not only new Wand Magic area sand a stunning night show at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™,it has also created the world's largest Minion Park.Visitors to Wand Magic at the Wizarding Wor… Read More
Ryokan Gojyuan: a little bit of Japan in Balmain
Experience an authentic ryokan, complete with a Japanese garden
Soak for hours in the aromatic hinoki bath to music of your choice
Savour a classic ichijū-sansai breakfast overlooking the koi pond
In Sydney's inner west subur… Read More
Evoking the ambience of Japan with essential oils
Properties of Japanese botanicals
Where to find quality Japanese essential oils in Sydney
Inviting Japanese aromas into your daily life
Temples, shrines, houses and even bathtubs in Japan have long been constructed with hinoki, a cult… Read More
The art of izakaya hospitality and dining
The drinking order of a sake connoisseur
The right sake temperature for the right dish
Leaving the carbs to last
The spirit of Japanese hospitality is known as ‘omotenashi’, and is all around you at an izayaka bar. It means entertaining guest… Read More
See it, buy it, try it: Japanese home cooking
Every day, thousands of Australians stop in to a Japanese restaurant or lunch bar for a delicious, healthy meal. Words like ‘sushi’ ‘matcha’ and ‘ramen’ are a part of our vocabulary, and we are becoming well acquainted with different face… Read More