My recent trip to Sapporo in Hokkaido left me in a state of wondrous high, desperately trying to cling to any memory made from the trip. So here is my recommendation for five magical winter days in Sapporo.
February 1, 2017
Once you arrive you have to travel up the longest escalator I’ve seen in Japan to get to the base. There are also stairs but I wouldn’t advise it. Especially if you’ve just cycled up with a three-year-old.
August 31, 2016
If you want to have a great weekend of skiing or snowboard followed up by some quality beer drinking, I highly recommend you find yourself in the Nagano prefecture of Japan on the 19th and 20th of March. You will definitely want to experience the great time that can be had at the Snow Monkey Beer Live.
March 23, 2016
People in the town of Furano, located in the very centre of Hokkaido, know that when your snow is this good, your locals are this friendly, and your food is this delicious, you are bound to be discovered by foreigners.
March 9, 2016
In the Chubu region, lies the mountainous prefecture of Nagano known to be the home of the 1998 Winter Olympics. During summer, spring or fall, it is the paradise for hikers, whether professional or beginners, and nature lovers because of the thrill its picturesque mountains and landscapes gives. But during winter, it transforms into a haven of winter sports enthusiasts who thirst for deep powder snow and adrenaline rush!
January 26, 2016
Japan is a winter wonderland popular with tourist from around the world for its wide range of cool winter activities on offer. The following is a list of winter activities in Japan to keep you busy this winter.
December 24, 2015
Ask most locals around Tokyo about Niigata Prefecture and most likely they'll recall it as a place where there's lots of snow, rice, and sake. True enough, those three things are what make Niigata famous.
May 29, 2015
While most avid skiers favour the popular ski slopes of Hakuba, Furano and Niseko, there are many smaller, just as cosy resorts where you can escape the crowds and indulge in onsen in your free time.
March 4, 2015
Ski resorts at Nagano prefecture with their convenient locations provide good accessibility from Kanto and Chukyo areas.
November 21, 2014