Start Planning the Ultimate Snow Adventure at Niseko’s Award-Winning Ski Resort!

Nestled in the shadow of Mt. Yotei – Hokkaido’s answer to Mt. Fuji – lies a sleepy town called Niseko. Despite a modest population of 5,000, when winter hits, this unassuming agricultural paradise bursts into life, with ski and snowboard enthusiasts descending upon the shimmering landscape from all around the globe. Austria recently hosted the…

Try Snowshoeing at Niseko Village for a Fun Day in the Snow Exploring Nature!

Winter in Hokkaido is every skier or snowboarder’s dream – powder snow for maximum shredding pleasure! Tons of people flock to Hokkaido all year round, especially during winter season for its world-class slopes. Niseko Village in Hokkaido is known for its white blanket of powder snow that doesn’t hurt even when you fall, so you…

Skiing In Niseko: How to Choose the Right Lift Ticket for Your Holiday

Niseko Ski Resort is famous around the world for the light, dry and fluffy powder that falls each winter. It is now considered to be Japan’s only International Ski Resort with easy access to English speaking staff in almost every business and this has made it a very attractive ski holiday destination with International visitors.…

Shirokuma Cottage: Experience Cabin Life in Niseko!

During the winter season, Hokkaido is one of the best places to visit in Japan. World renowned for the powder snow especially in Niseko, millions of tourists visit the ski towns of Kutchan, Hirafu and Niseko in its snowy white prime. All in the vicinity of each other, these towns are on different sides of…

Experience the Scenic Onsen at the Niseko Grand Hotel!

The Onsen experience is one not to missed by any tourist on a trip to Japan as it is a truly relaxing experience. Onsens are mainly segregated into Men’s and Women’s so it can be difficult to share this wonderful experience with your partner without hiring out a private onsen. But luckily there are a…

Takeo Arishima: the Great Socialist Writer with a Tumultuous Life

In the Taisho period (early 20th century) there was a famous writer who went by the name of Takeo Arishima. Besides being a writer, he was also known for dividing his land amongst peasants and allowing them to farm and make a good living without requiring them to pay any rent. This beloved man now…

Niseko United: A Fantastic Website in English to Help You Navigate Niseko!

Niseko is the coveted land of snow sports and relaxation. Perfect powder snow, amazing accommodations, and wonderful food. Although there are a variety of places to stay and ski, it can be difficult to choose which one is best for you and your needs. Thankfully, this website will help you out. Full English support, amazing…

3 Reasons to Plan a Winter Holiday in Niseko

Niseko in Hokkaido is one of the most popular ski resorts in Japan. Every year many travelers from all over the world come to Niseko to enjoy their winter holiday. Why is Niseko so popular as a ski resort? What is so special about this area? Let me give you 3 reasons! 1. The Quality…