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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

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

Hotel Mont Blanc Hakuba Group

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Hotel Grand Phenix

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

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 Washington Hotel

Tokyo Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Alpico Group

Nagano Transport GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Bar Barunba

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Marunuma Kogen Ski Resort

Gunma Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

UNIQUELY TOKYO

Tokyo Culture GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

The Ultimate Japanese Staycation Guide

Sydney Discover GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Where unreal is the new real. . .

Osaka Entertainment GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

Sydney Basics GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

AROMA

Sydney Shopping GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

IZAKAYA

Sydney Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

JAPANESE FOOD

Sydney Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

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

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