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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

PART 2: New Restaurants in Niseko 2019-20

Since our last blog about the new restaurants in Niseko was posted, even more have opened up - add these to your list if you're looking for somewhere new to grab a bite this Winter!

First Snow in the Village hits for 2019/20 Season!

Get ready everyone, we've seen sneak peeks of snow hitting Mt Yotei and parts of the Niseko United resort areas, but last night the village was blessed with it's first dose of famous Japow. If the weather stays like this, it should be an incredible early season here in Niseko!

New Restaurants in Niseko 2019-20

New restaurants open every year in Niseko as the area grows in notoriety for its produce and unique culinary scene. We've compiled a list of the newest spots we know of so far that are opening in the villages this Winter for you to try!

From Refusing Plastic Bags to Ainu Culture Preservation, G20

The 2019 Japan G20 ministers to address issues involving 'overtourism', here are something we could do to be more eco-friendly as a visitor in Japan.

How to get around in Niseko - Area Guide

If you've ever been confused about how Niseko is broken down into villages, towns and resorts, this is your guide! We answer all of your questions in this one-stop post to finding your way around Niseko, Japan.

Autumn Matsuri 2019: Konpiraji Festival on tomorrow!

The Konpiraji Matsuri is a 3-day festival for the Konpira shrine and the last local festival in Kutchan/Hirafu for the green season!

First snowfall in Hokkaido hints at an epic season to come

September saw in Japan's first snowfall this year up in Hokkaido, the northernmost prefecture and home to Niseko. With a surprisingly late first snowfall in 2018, we're welcoming the early fall this year as the appetite for Japow grows.

Where to watch the 2019 Japan Rugby World Cup in Niseko!

The 2019 Rubgy World Cup is about to begin this weekend in Japan! Being the first World Cup to be held in Japan (and all of Asia), we here in Niseko are very excited to join in the festivities and follow the action of the tournament at multiple venues throughout the village.

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