21 Top Spots Outside Japan's 'Golden Route'
Many tourists concentrate on the so-called 'Golden Route' connecting Tokyo to Kyoto and Osaka. But what do you do if you want to get off the principal tourist highway and see the best of the rest? Here are Japan's 21 best off-the-Golden-Route spots!
Hokkaido Ski & Snowboard Guide
Hokkaido is one of Japan's most famous winter regions!
Wonders of Japan: Activities Amidst Nature
Experience a variety of sports activities carried out amidst nature.
Niseko: A Winter & Summer Sport Wonderland
Looking for an extreme sport paradise any time of the year? Then you've got to get out to Niseko!
Free Niseko App Will Keep You in the Snow
Want to navigate Niseko with ease? The Niseko App has been updated for the 2015/16 season, free to download on both iPhone and Android.
Tour a ¥100-Million Toilet
Roadside station Forest 276 Otaki looks like a log cabin, but its toilets are fit for a movie star.
The 14 Hottest Hokkaido Ski Spots
Hokkaido offers good snow, great resorts, and fantastic scenery—not to mention superb après-ski, with hot springs and local delicacies to enjoy. Here's our run-down of 14 hot spots to hit on Japan's northern island!
Niseko's Goshiki Onsen
Hokkaido's Niseko area is mostly famous for its great skiing, but it's a hot spring paradise as well!
GoPro Snowboarding Perfection in Niseko
Two snowboarding GoPro athletes explore the white wilds of winter in Niseko, Hokkaido.