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5 Must Try Experiences In Nozawa Onsen – Part II
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  1. Fireworks on the slopes New Year’s Eve starts with a Bang! During this special day, you can ski on the slopes until 11:30 PM and then enjoy the New Year countdown and fireworks. Cask sake is also offered to visitors for free! If you can’t be there at this period of the year, read more…

5 Places to Ski & Surf In The Same Day
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  We know life is  unfair when you have a knife to your throat and you need  to answer this kind of  ultimatum:  Would you rather go on a ski trip or a surf trip? But we’re not going to set one.. No. Why choose, when you can have both? Here are our top 5 read more…

Calling All Powder Hounds to Madarao Ski Resort
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Madaro SKi Resort (known as ‘Madarao Kogen’ in Japanese) is located in the North Eastern part of Nagano Prefecture. The resort is established between Nozawa Onsen and Myoko Kogen. Cold Siberian winds come off the Japan Sea dumping up to 13 meters of snow annually on Madarao.  The altitude of the resort reaches 1,382 meters and has read more…

Lift Upgrade In Niseko Resort
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Tokyo Resort Services announced the finalization of the lift upgrade to the Family Ace Pair at Niseko Grand Hirafu Ski Resort. The current double chairlift will be replaced with a new high-speed four seat quad: the actual capacity of transportation is 1,200 guests per hour, and will be double to 2,400 guests. It will be read more…

5 Must Try Experiences In Nozawa Onsen – Part I
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  Nozawa Onsen is not only famous for being a  snow resort, but also for its authentic and rustic atmosphere.  This is the perfect destination for you, if you want to ski and discover the traditional Japanese culture at the same time. Plenty of activities and events are taking place throughout the year and they’re read more…

The Best Ski Resorts For Families – Part I
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10- Albach, Austria Best for: Traditional, charming village, friendly atmosphere Albach is a small and local ski area. It is located at 2,025m and has 109km of slopes. You will be directly bewitched by the charm of Tyrol at your arrival in the valley, crossing the typical villages with the old wooden farms that contribute to the read more…

How to get from Haneda to Hakuba
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Hakuba is located on the island of Honshu (the main island of Japan), about 270km northwest of Tokyo. “Hakuba Valley” is the large area that encompasses the 11 ski resorts and various villages, but most people just refer to the area as “Hakuba”. Happo One Ski Resort and the Happo village are the main tourist read more…

How to get from Narita to Hakuba
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Hakuba is located on the island of Honshu (the main island of Japan), about 270km northwest of Tokyo. “Hakuba Valley” is the large area that encompasses the 11 ski resorts and various villages, but most people just refer to the area as “Hakuba”. Happo One Ski Resort and the Happo village are the main tourist read more…