Christmas Lights 2023-2024 - Matsumoto Castle

Matsumoto City | Press Release The 2023/2024 holiday displays of Matsumoto Castle will start lighting from December 16 2023 to February 14 2024. [Christmas Lights 2023-2024] Lightning: 6 pm to 9 pm, from December 16 2023 to February 14 202…

When will ski resort in HAKUBA VALLEY open for the 2023/2024 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.

Hakuba Snow Park Guide

Here is the snow park guide for Hakuba ski resorts.

Hakuba Night Skiing Guide 2022/2023

Here is the night skiing guide for Hakuba ski resorts.

Hakuba Valley - Lift Ticket Info

Here are the lift ticket prices for Hakuba ski resorts. 1-day pass, season pass, and all mountain season pass prices.

2022/2023 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 the 202/2023 winter season are December 18, Janu…

Hakuba Webcams

Find out what the weather and snow conditions are like in Hakuba Valley. Below is a list of Hakuba webcams. HAKUBA HIGHLAND HOTEL WEBCAM Hakuba Highland Hotel Webcam Hakuba Highland Hotel Webcam is the most popular webcam in Hakuba Valley.…

Christmas Lights 2022-2023 - Alps Azumino National Government Park

Alps Azumino National Government Park is famous for its holiday light displays. The design of the Christmas lights changes every year. The 2022/2023 holiday displays will start lighting from November 5, 2022, to January 9, 2023. [Christmas…

Spring Scenery In Japan - Cherry Blossoms (SAKURA ) Blooms All Over the City

Lake Nakatsuna - located in Omachi Nagano Japan The four seasons in Japan are lovely. Cherry blossoms bloom all over the city in spring. I took these photos around my city. Oide Park- Located in Hakuba Nagano Japan Shimin no Mori- Located …

Itadaki Bakery - The Best Bakery in Omachi Nagano, Japan

Itadaki Bakery is one of my favorite bakeries. The shop located Omachi Nagano, Japan. My favorites are Sandwitchies and Cinnamon apple roll. The Bakery opening Wednesday to Sunday. 10 AM to 6 PM. Normally closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Addre…

APA Hotel & Resort Joetsu Myoko, Japan ーHotel Reviewsー

We went to the APA Hotel & Resort Joetsu Myoko, Japan. Summer lights made using 1.6 million LED lights. So beautiful. Also, we enjoyed the summer fireworks. The hotel has a huge activity area. They have Tennis, Golf, Disk Golf, Cycling, Ba…

Naena Falls Worth Visiting in Japan.

Naena falls is one of the best waterfalls I have ever seen in Japan. 55 meters (180 ft), located in Myoko, Niigata, Japan. Naena falls has been selected as one of “100 greatest waterfalls in Japan”. It takes 15 minutes by walk from parking…

Summer Lights 2020 - Alps Azumino National Government Park

Alps Azumino National Government Park is famous for its holiday light displays. Summer Lights 2020 was so beautiful. Summer Lights 2020 was held in Omachi and Matsukawa Region of Alps Azumino National Government Park. Located in Omachi cit…

Matsumoto Castle - Best places to see cherry blossoms(SAKURA) in Matsumoto Nagano, Japan

Matsumoto Castle is one of the best places to see Cherry Blossoms(SAKURA) in Nagano, Japan. The best time to visit can be April.

Updated HAKUBA VALLEY Ski Resort 2019-2020 Opening Dates

This is an older post. Click here for the latest information. Check out the opening dates for the ski resorts in HAKUBA VALLEY. DATE TAKEN: December 4, 2019. December 4, 2019: Finally, winter is here in Hakuba. It has been…

How Many Weather Forecast Type on the iPhone Weather App Has?

I wondered how many weather forecast type on the iPhone weather app has. I researched it, and Apple has these weather forecast type. Sunny, Mostly Sunny, Partly Sunny, Clear, Mostly Clear, Cloudy, Mostly Cloudy, Partly Cloudy, Rain, Shower…

Snowing in Hakuba!The First Snowfall in Town

November 20, 2019: It's finally started snowing here in Hakuba Village, but still warm. We need more snow, but that seems not happening anytime soon. We still don't know when Hakuba's snow resorts will open.

Fall Foliage and Snow Capped Mountains Make a Beautiful Scene in Hakuba Nagano Japan 2019/2020 - HAKUBA VALLEY

My most favorite autumn scene in Hakuba is a view of the snow-capped mountains and perfect fall foliages. In the middle of October, In addition to the fall colors, The mountain peaks are turning white.

OYUKIーStylish and Comfortable Snow Gear and Apparel Brand from Niseko Hokkaido Japanー

OYUKI is one of my favorite snow gear and apparel brand. OYUKI was born in Niseko Hokkaido, Japan. OYUKI products ー Gloves, Mitts, Glove Liners, Face and Neck Protection, Head Wear, and Apparel ー are stylish and comfortable. Th…

Quick and easy Japanese Homestyle Sushi "Hand Wrap Sushi" recipe.

Hand Wrap Sushi (Hand-Rolled Sushi) -"Temaki Sushi" in Japanese - is one of traditional, home-style recipes from Japan. Making Hand Wrap Sushi at home isn't difficult. It's so easy. Ingredients SUSHI MIX / SUSHI VINEGAR / DRIED SEAWEED Go …

Reishoji - The most breathtaking spot to see fall foliage in Omachi Nagano, Japan

Reishoji is one of the best places to see fall foliage in my city. Built over 600 years ago, located in Omachi city (Next to Hakuba) Nagano, Japan.

Grocery Stores in Hakuba Nagano, Japan

There are three grocery stores in HAKUBA. "The Big Hakuba," "HAPIA A-coop Hakuba," and "DELiCiA Hakuba." Direction and opening hours.

Laundromats in Hakuba Nagano, Japan

Looking for a laundromat in Hakuba? There is two laundromat. The Big Hakuba "SHIN SENTAKU-SEIKATSU" and "SHABON HAKUBA."

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 Nagano, Japan

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

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!