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Snowboarding in Japan – A Guide to Shredding Japow

Japan is a trip like no other. Slash through pristine fields of powder snow, experience traditional Japanese culture, and taste some of the best food in the world. The land of the rising sun is a must-visit destination for any avid snowboarder. Pack your board and gear, grab your passport, and prepare for an unforgettable adventure in the land of …

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Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park – Best Tours

Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park is a winter wonderland that beckons adventurers worldwide.  Nestled in the mountains of Nagano, Japan, the park is home to a unique group of wild Japanese macaques who like to bathe in the park’s natural hot springs. Watching these playful monkeys in their natural habitat is truly unforgettable, and the photo opportunities are truly Instagrammable. The …

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5 Best Hakuba Onsen – Luxury Hot Springs

After a long day on Hakuba’s powdery slopes or a vigorous hike, there’s no better way to relax than soaking in a refreshing Hakuba onsen. Japanese onsen are a unique cultural experience everyone should enjoy while visiting the Hakuba Valley.  Many of the hot springs in the Hakuba Valley have outdoor baths with panoramic views of the Japanese Alps. Magical views …

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7 Things to Know Before Booking a Hakuba Backcountry Tour

Japan is a powder frontier. Everyone dreams of experiencing japan’s legendary ultralight dry snow. Light, fluffy flakes billow around you as you bound down pristine fields. It’s a backcountry skiers’ paradise, and Hakuba is ground zero for some of the best backcountry tours in the world. On a Hakuba Backcountry Tour, you will experience the very best powder skiing in the Japan Alps. …

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Things to Do Around Hakuba – Activities & Day Trips (2023/2024)

There is more to Hakuba than just world-renowned powder snow and some of the best backcountry skiing in Japan. While slashing pow and shredding the ski slopes may be the best way to spend your time in the Hakuba Valley, there are days when you just want to leave your pow skis in the rack. Not to fear, there are …