The japow gods have once again returned to Niseko in full force this season. Since I was busy adulting, I only managed a week there in Feb 2018, but luckily there was still plenty of pow to be had! Loving it even more this season with the car which allowed us to avoid the great unwashed.
Did you know that you can send your bulky luggage within Japan and enjoy a hassle-free journey on public transport? I use it most often to send my snowboard bag to and from the airport. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of this magical Japanese invention.
As the 2016/2017 season draws to a close I think we can safely conclude that it was one of the worst seasons ever for Niseko with less than 8m of cumulative snowfall. Was lucky enough to squeeze out 3 pow days out of my week there in Feb 2017.
First time self-driving? Group or family trip? Then tourist-friendly, family-friendly Hokkaido should be one of your top choices for a self-drive holiday in Japan. Here’s a simple guide to planning your own self-drive trip.
Looking for a hassle-free, ski-in-ski-out option ? See my thoughts about these two popular family-friendly resorts in Hokkaido.
Pretty scary going on my first solo trip but in the end I made some great new ski buddies- Forever alone no more!
Chitose is one of the best airports to “lepak” (loiter) at while waiting for the ski bus- One stop shop for all Hokkaido goodies!