Your Ultimate Guide To A Romantic Escape in Niseko

Hirafu Night Lights

There’s no romance like snow romance so we have a few ideas of how to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Niseko. Here are our special recommendations for your romantic escape. Activities Begin the day with an on-snow activity. Outdoor activities are the best ways to release those happy endorphins and are an ideal winter date. So goggles on and boards up! Here are some winter activities that you can explore : 1. Get a Private Lesson  In the words of our previous guests, “private lessons are cheaper than a divorce”. Leave it to the experts. Don’t ruin your holiday by trying […]

Working Holiday Visa Japan

Japanense Visa

Your step-by-step guide to submitting your Working Holiday Visa Japan Application… Okay! So you’ve decided to head to Japan for whatever reason and you now need to figure out how to get a Visa for a country where you don’t speak and can’t read the language. Don’t stress! Japan is one of the easier countries to obtain a working holiday visa for, and best of all, the application is FREE! How to apply Before applying, make sure you are eligible. Japanese working holiday visas are available to nationals of Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom, […]

Premium Powder Board Rental Niseko

Snow Surf Japan - Powder Board Rental

Want to ride Japanese powder but not sure if your regular board will cut it? Don’t want a typical “rental board” that’s been thrashed by multiple users.  Rent a powder board without compromising on quality & performance. Snow Surf Japan, is a recently launched premium powder board rental service that cuts costs for guests by providing only the essentials, the board itself. It provides intermediate/advanced riders a rental option without compromising on quality and performance.Snow Surf Japan offers a premium range of Burton and Jones’ powder boards.Keeping in mind that those seeking a powder board to ride are usually of intermediate […]

What’s the Best Run in Niseko

Skiing in Niseko

What’s the best run in Niseko?What’s the best run in Niseko? As someone who feels hard done by if I don’t get 366 days of skiing a year I get asked pretty frequently “where is your favourite place to ski?” Given that the question is normally posed by middle-aged businessmen it can be pretty confusing. If you’re still struggling to get your skis parallel then what you think is the best fun in the world isn’t going to cut the mustard for the pro-teams that pop into town a few times each season.So why did you come to Niseko and […]

5 tips for First Timers in Japan

Temples and Trees

So, your all booked and off to Japan? You won’t regret it… Before you leave, it’s a good idea to educate yourself on what you can do to make your trip a little more enjoyable. Here are our Top 5 Tips for first timer’s. LANGUAGE You don’t speak Japanese, but you want to visit Japan? Don’t stress, this is not a problem. Japanese people are extremely friendly and welcoming. Regardless of your language abilities, you’re still going to have a great time. We do recommend you be prepared with a few greetings and important phrases. Not only will any attempt […]

When to Visit Niseko

Hirafu's night lights

So you’ve heard the word “Japow” thrown around and you want to get a piece of it. Knowing when to visit can make all the difference to your holiday experience. There is no denying that Niseko is infamous for it’s winter playground and copious amounts of snowfall during the Northern Winters. Generally speaking, you can ski in Niseko, from the end of November until the first week in May. The main season however will run from mid December until the end of March (dependent on snow conditions). The main season is when you can expect the mountain and village to […]