The first snow on the mountains for 2019/2020 - Omachi Nagano Japan

The first snow-capped mountains! The first snowfall on the mountain peaks of 2019/2020 season on October 22, 2019. Mt.Gaki, Mt.Minamisawa, Mt.Fudo, Mt.Kitakuzu, Mt.Renge, Mt.Akasawa, Mt.Narusawa, Mt.Iwakoyazawa, Mt.Jii, Mt.Kashimayari, got…

Four seasons landscape in HAKUBA VALLEY

Hakuba is a beautiful place to see the changing four seasons. Here is four seasons landscape from my favorite place in Hakuba.

SAKURA (cherry blossoms) bloom in Autumn at Hakuba Nagano Japan

Do you know some cherry blossoms bloom in Autumn in Japan? Hakuba has the cherry trees that bloom in Autumn.

How to use Japanese Crosswalk Pushbutton Traffic Lights? - Traffic Rules in Japan

A lot of foreigners get confused about how to use "Crosswalk Pushbutton Traffic Lights" in Japan. In Japan, some crosswalk has the pushbutton traffic lights. When you want to cross the road, push the button and wait for the traffic lights …

Hakuba Village Shopping Guide - HAKUBA VALLEY

Discover the best shopping in Hakuba. The Hakuba's Best Shopping recommendations by local.

2019/2020 Kids Ski Free in HAKUBA VALLEY on the third Sunday of every month

The third Sunday of every month is Kids' Free Day at HAKUBA VALLEY. Third Sunday of every month, Kids under 12 are free of charge for skiing/snowboarding in Hakuba valley. Kids' Free Days of 2019/2020 winter season are December 15, January…

When will ski resorts in HAKUBA VALLEY open for the 2019/2020 snow season?

Ski/Snowboard season in HAKUBA is right around the corner. We are waiting for snow resorts opening day. There is the prior opening dates in the last four years.

How to prepare for a Typhoon in Japan? How to find information?

A strong Typhoon Hagibis (Typhoon No. 19) hitting in Japan. These sites have an English page that you can get information about a typhoon. Forecast Japanese Meteorological Agency -You can get the latest information about a typhoon. NEWS NH…

Mt. Shirouma - First Snow of the 2019-2020 Winter in HAKUBA VALLEY

News from Hakuba Sanso Lodge. Today marked the first snowfall of the 2019/2020 winter season at Mount Shirouma. The temperature was minus two degrees celsius this morning (Oct 9, 2019). Winter is just around the corner!

How not to drop your iPhone off the chair lift

Have you ever dropped your phone off the chair lift? Every year a lot of skiers and snowboarders drop their phone from the chair lifts. I am using "Coil Strap" for not drop my iPhone off the chair lifts. Attach the coil strap to the iPhone…