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What’s new in Niigata?

Niigata and Nagano are at the historic heart of Japanese skiing, ever since it was introduced by Austrian officer Theodore von Lerch back in 1911. He would be amazed to see how snow sports have grown, and even more surprised…...

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Tohoku: take a slide on Japan’s wilder side

Tohoku occupies around 30% of Honshu, the entire northern section of Japan’s largest island. As you head north the general rule is fewer people, more wilderness and nature. For snow lovers it means less competition for great runs, and plenty…...

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Restaurant Kamakura Village in Iiyama Nagano

This coming winter, tuck into some delicious hot-pot in a toasty warm kamakura (snow hut), a unique experience to Iiyama City! Enjoy a special village light-up, only on weekends. Book early to secure your place. Schedule Jan.25 (Fri.) – Feb.28 (Thu)…...

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2016-2017 Furano Resort Guide

Furano city is a well-known ski resort area in Hokkaido, Japan. At Furano Ski resort, kids under 12 ski free! To claim this offer, head to the ticket centre and show your passport. Reservations are not required. The ski resort…...

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Ski season in Iwate Prefecture

GET READY FOR THE SKI SEASON IN IWATE PREFECTURE! Are you planning a getaway to the ski slopes of Japan this winter? Look no further than Iwate Prefecture in the north of Japan! The mountains of Iwate are covered in…...

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