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Niseko Now - The best festivals for the summer season

Niseko Now - The best festivals for the summer season

Festivals are in full swing in the summer in Niseko. Why not book a stay and get into the local culture? It will be a trip not soon forgotten!

North America to Niseko: The Best Routes to Powder Paradise!

The distance between Niseko and North America is possibly the largest between any two places on the globe, so it may seem daunting to plan your first trip. But have no fear - we’ve figured out the best ways to get to Niseko from some major cities in North America!

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.

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