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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Don Quijote Voucher

Donqui stores have a huge range from cosmetics to games to electronics Japanese shopping is another great reason to visit, and it doesn't get better...
View of Zao Onsen

Zao Onsen Yamagata’s best

Zao Onsen is the heart of skiing in Yamagata, and the best of the many resorts in this north western prefecture of Tohoku. The...
Geto Kogen deep powder

Geto Kogen gets even better with new terrain

We have been telling you how good Geto Kogen (aka "Japan's King of Snow") is for a few years. The good news it's getting...
best ski resort pizza in Japan at Locanda del Pittore Iwappara Yuzawa

Iwappara fun, sun and best on snow pizza in Japan!

Iwappara is one of the larger Yuzawa area ski resort options. It's not so good for dedicated powderhounds but great for families and cruising...
Kwngo Nogami skiing Ishiuchi Maruyama

Ishiuchi Maruyama is Yuzawa’s best local ski area

Ishiuchi Maruyama is a pretty big ski resort by Japanese standards, and has three different bases, the legacy of being two areas once -...
Shizukuishi sunrise cat tour

Shizukuishi Ski Resort, little Prince of Powder

Shizukuishi Ski Resort is the little Prince of Powder that delivers big lines and less people. The Shizukuishi Prince Hotel is the smallest of...
Gala Yuzawa park

Gala Yuzawa is Japan’s number one ski resort

Gala Yuzawa is Japan's number one ski resort! Are we crazy? What about Niseko, Hakuba, Rusutsu, Nozawa, or nearby Naeba-Kagura etc you ask? We didn't...
Powder skiing Kandatsu Yuzawa

Kandatsu Kogen one of Yuzawa’s best for powder snow

Kandatsu Kogen, or Kandatsu Highlands, is by no means the largest of Niigata's Yuzawa area resorts, but it's a good bet on powder days....