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Travel to Japan for winter 2021-22. Is it possible?

Travel to Japan for winter 2021-22. Is it possible?

News and information regarding the possibility of traveling to Niseko for your dream vacation in winter 2021-22

New Sushi Restaurant 'Sakana Isshin' open in Niseko

On June 11, 2020 the new branch of popular sushi chain Sakana Isshin opened in Niseko town! The restaurant specialises mainly in sushi, however it makes use of local fresh seafood sent directly from Jutsu-cho for other dishes.

Hokkaido Road Trip: Shikabe Geyser, Mt Esan and Onuma Park

Summer's here, so it's time for another Hokkaido Road Trip! Discover volcanic activity in Shikabe and Esan, and enjoy the tranquil surrounds of Onuma Park in southern Hokkaido.

Makkari Base [真狩BASE] Cafe: Enjoy Nagoya breakfast in Niseko

Makkari Base Cafe [styled as 真狩BASE] is a unique cafe in the Niseko area set up in a shipping container and offering Nagoya-style breakfast and pasta for lunch.

Golden Week 2020: Children's Day in Japan「子供の日」

One of the biggest holidays on the Japanese calendar is 'Kodomo no Hi' or Children's Day. The day serves to celebrate the uniqueness and happiness of children and the hardworking parents who care for them.

Vacation Niseko's Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 has shocked the world, especially the tourism industry which brings many people their yearly dose of joy and depends heavily on free travel. Read on to see how Vacation Niseko has responded to the crisis as we move through 2020.

Niseko Craft Beers Taste Test

Craft beer in Niseko is gaining traction - with more Niseko breweries popping up every year, we decided to try some of the beers that are made right here in Niseko [and a couple that are Hokkaido specialties].

Hokkaido Soup Curry Recipe #StayAtHome

If you're stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic and looking for new recipes to try, why not transport yourself to the snowy fields of Hokkaido with a warm bowl of soup curry? We've found a great recipe that is a staple in the Hokkaido [& Niseko] restaurant scene and can be easily made at home.

Jagata-kun: The Potato, The Myth, The Legend

Jagata-kun is Kutchan's famous mascot and beloved symbol - learn about the history and meaning of his design, plus discover some other cute mascots from towns around Niseko!

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