Japan has hundreds of resorts scattered throughout the country and most international snow lovers have heard the legends of the powder snow in Hokkaido’s popular resort of Niseko. Yet powder lovers need not travel to the northern island in order to get their dream Japan ski holiday. The following are 4 great ski experiences in Honshu, Japan’s main island.
Now that I am teaching in Japan, dodgeball is one of the most popular pass times during recess, and I play dodgeball with my students as often as I can (but only limited to elementary school kids excluding Gr.6 boys). What I didn’t know at first and surprised me was how different the rules are in Japan…What do you mean we are going outside? Why is he standing outside the court?
Throughout the season, Kenmi Rafting gives hundreds of excitement-seekers river rafting experiences of a lifetime. Located on the Yoshino River in Shikoku, Kenmi is committed to making sure customers have a fantastic fun-filled trip down the river.
The Shounin Iwa rockclimbing area is one of Japan's famous limestone rock climbing places near Tokyo. It has around 20 routes for rope climbing, good for beginners to advanced climbers. The routes start from 5.9 to 5.13a on the Japanese Route Grade.
It is often called “Sports Aikido” or “Tomiki Aikido,” but its actual name is Shodokan Aikido. Tomiki Kenji, the founder of this style of Aikido, chose this name.
So you're going to go skiing or snowboarding in Japan? Congratulations! You're going to have an amazing time.
Each prefecture in Japan may have their own uniqueness of how they enjoy each season, such as certain festivals in a particular prefecture, however, each season throughout the country promises joviality and exciting Japanese culture experiences travelers can't find anywhere else.
We made a plan to go for skiing for the first time in our lives. There are many ski resorts in Nagano prefecture and the one we choose to go was the famous Ina Ski Resorts.
The weapon, the naginata, is probably best described as a cross between a staff and a sword. It became a symbol of female empowerment and the protective role of the Japanese mother and wife in the art and culture of the time.
A lot of tourists in Japan often go to temples and shrines or visit popular landmarks. However, there is so much more Japan can offer aside from these typical tourist spots. If you are traveling for adventure then here are some exciting activities that you may go and try in your next trip in Japan.