Gifu Ski & Snowboard Guide
Gifu is packed with great snow and great culture!
Hokkaido Ski & Snowboard Guide
Hokkaido is one of Japan's most famous winter regions!
Nature’s Art: The Frost-Covered Trees of Zao
The mountains of the Zao Mountain Range are one of the defining natural features of the Tohoku region.
Gunma Ski & Snowboard Guide
Gunma shares borders—and easy access—with Niigata to the north and Nagano to the west, opening up a range of ski and snowboard opportunities both inside and outside the prefecture.
Niigata Ski & Snowboard Guide
Some of the best powder in Japan is only a day trip from Tokyo!
Fukushima Ski & Snowboard Guide
Your guide to the top slopes in Fukushima!
6 Hokkaido Animals that Hide in Snow
These hidden winter animals are just too cute!
All Aboard the Snow Miku Train!
From February 5 to 11, residents of Sapporo City will see their town transformed into a Snow Miku wonderland complete with Snow Miku trains and merchandise.
20 Meters of Snow in Toyama
Every spring, 30-ton snow cutters carve through some of the deepest snow accumulations in the world to create the Snow Wall, or 'Yuki-no-Otani.'
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.
Yamagata Ski & Snowboard Guide
Snowboard through "ice monsters" in Yamagata!
5 Gorgeous Reasons to Visit Takayama
Takayama is a picturesque mountain town that's beautiful to visit all year round!
Tottori’s Winter Season: Lights & Sand Dunes
When most Japanese people think of Tottori, the first thing that pops into their minds is the famous Tottori Sand Dunes. The summer is a great time for sand—but Tottori also has some unique offerings in winter, too!
Nagano Ski & Snowboard Guide
Nagano is easily accessible from Tokyo, offering an incredible range of Olympic-level slopes!
The 5 Snowiest J-Pop Songs
Snow evokes a variety of emotions that artists have long sought to express in a number of ways—and J-pop artists are no exception!
Tochigi: Mountain Highs & Captivating Crafts
Just an hour north of Tokyo via bullet train, Tochigi Prefecture is famed for the temple-rich historical environs of Nikko, as well as its hot springs resort towns.
Iwate Ski & Snowboard Guide
There are 16 ski and snowboard resorts in Iwate Prefecture, most located on the western mountainous region near the border with Akita Prefecture.
7 Incredible Activities in Minakami, Gunma
Minakami is one exciting gem of a Japanese countryside town!
Top 10 Local Train Rides
Sit back, relax, and let us take you on a journey through the most scenic train rides Japan has to offer.
Walking in a Winter Wonderland
This video, taken in the Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama showing the snow-caped mountains and thatched roofs, is enough to make anyone pack their bags and head to Gifu Prefecture.