A long time without posting – apologies. We’ve been busy – lots of lessons, lots of fun and lots of festivals. There has not been as much snow as usual

FIS Yuzawa Naeba World Cup Weekend

Loads of work has gone into the organization of this weekend’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Naeba this weekend and there is a lot of excitement around town. We’re

Fun & Festivals in February

How did we get to the end of January already? February is just around the corner and it feels as if winter is just beginning. February should be mid-winter so lots

Alpine Ski World Cup Yuzawa Naeba 2016 Tickets

The build-up for the FIS World Cup event in Naeba on February 13 & 14 2016 in Naeba continues and there is much excitement in town as this showcase event

Snow Country Events – December

Ski resort openings, fireworks above the slopes and Sky Lanterns are some of the events that are taking place in December in the Snow Country Region with Sakae Club Ski

Activities for Non-Skiers

Another question we get frequently is regarding what other activities are available, either for those that do not ski, or as a day off from the slopes. There are other

Maiko Events and Discounts 2015/2016

Maiko Snow Resort is due to open on December 12th 2015, and is one of our favorite resorts for lessons due to their magic carpet lifts and range of runs. They’ve

Tokamachi Area Winter Festival Schedule 2016

We’ve already mentioned our love of winter festivals in Snow Country and have posted the intro video for the Tokamachi festivals in a previous post. It is well worth a

FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Race at Yuzawa Naeba

It’s not often you get to see the world’s best skiers bombing down your local slopes in Japan. 13 & 14 February 2016, with an opening ceremony on 12th at

Winter Festivals – Tokamachi

There is more to winter in Japan than just skiing and snowboarding. Playing around in deep snow, natural volcanic hot spring onsen, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, amazing food, and of course, festivals.