How to enjoy Japan in November: Nagano

November in Japan straddles the line between fall and winter. Snow is already falling in the northern and mountain regions and the true winter cold is finally starting to bite. Some earlier ski resorts also open up around this time, so if you’re lucky, you may even be able to get some winter sports in. Out of all the best places to visit in Japan during Nobember, we picked up Nagano and its natural wonders and activities it offers, the wineries and the breweries you should know from the region.

The 10 best powder ski resorts you should know from Japan

The snow season is just around the corner, and we have been planning on which resorts to enjoy this season. COVID and weather condition updates are still to be considered, but we organized the information from what we know as it may help you plan your trip as well. Today we will be sharing the 3 ski areas you should know: Hokkaido, Nagano, and Niigata, and the 10 ski resorts you should consider going to for your Japow experience. Here goes!

The reason why I think Otaru/Kiroro is the next Niseko

Happy Weekend Everyone!😆 Niseko has been a very successful resort in Hokkaido from the powder snow that falls for skiers and boarders. But the drastic increase in popularity has made the town overcrowded and many have been looking for an alternative place to enjoy the snow in Hokkaido. I personally think Otaru could be the alternative, and it might not have the issues that the current Niseko has, and today I want to talk about why!

10 places you should know to eat and drink in Otaru

Happy Weekend! Today we will be introducing you to 10 restaurants and bars that you should know. Here it goes! Sushi Toppi (Rotating Sushi) Toppi is a popular rotating sushi restaurant that is about 10 minutes walk from Otaru Station. You can enjoy varieties of sushi very reasonably priced. I find salmon and tuna, the … Continue reading 10 places you should know to eat and drink in Otaru

The 2 ports you should know to enter in and out of Hokkaido.

Image from Mitsui Shosen HP It makes us very happy to see more and more people from overseas traveling long term/distances across Japan! Did you know that you can take a ferry from the mainland to travel Hokkaido? The price ranges from 8000~10,000 yen, and the duration takes roughly 20 hours. So if you have … Continue reading The 2 ports you should know to enter in and out of Hokkaido.

Roadtrip across Hokkaido during the summer!!

It’s July, one of the best months of Hokkaido!! Hokkaido has been very popular globally especially for its powder snow during the winter. Living in Niseko, I was surprised how Niseko becomes the most international location of Japan in the winter. I came across so many internationals that loved the winter and they keep coming … Continue reading Roadtrip across Hokkaido during the summer!!