Baffled at the numerous ski resorts in Japan? Just because you have “heard of it” does not make it the right choice for you. Here are some things to think about before picking a ski resort in Japan.
Trip reports and budgeting info for my snowboarding trip to Nagano, covering the well-known Hakuba and increasingly popular Nozawa-onsen.
Most of these eateries in this list are located in Akakura Onsen, and can be found in the MyokoKogen Gourmet Guide. As much as I’d like to have a “real Japan” experience, I’m pretty thankful that the eateries here are starting to offer English menus. I think this was not the case 3 years ago. It sure beats jabbing randomly at the menu and hoping for the best….
Trip reports and budgeting for one of my most drama-filled snowboarding trips as it coincided with Japan’s biggest blizzard in decades. Niigata Prefecture is often overshadowed by its neighbour Nagano Prefecture, but it is by no means inferior.