• March 19, 2022

    Appi-Kogen Station

    Appi-Kogen Station is the nearest train station to Appi Kogen Ski Resort. It is a small – and when mean, small – station serviced by local trains running along the Hanawa Line from Morioka Statio...
  • March 15, 2022

    Sapporo Station

    Sapporo Station is the largest train station in Hokkaido with train lines running to popular destinations including New Chitose Airport, Niseko, Hakodate, Otaru, Asahikawa, Wakkanai and many othe...
  • March 11, 2022

    Kutchan Station

    Kutchan Station is a small, regional station in Hokkaido Prefecture. Though small the station is a primary transport hub for many visitors heading to the combined ski resorts of ‘Niseko United’ i...
  • May 13, 2020

    Snow Monkey Pass

    Snow Monkey Pass 2022/2023For visitors to Nagano, the Jigokudani Monkey Park is one of the region’s most popular attraction. At its most popular through winter, the monkeys in fact come to the ...
  • May 13, 2020

    Japan Rail (JR) Pass

    Most international visitors coming to and from Nagano will make at least one journey on Japan’s famous shinkansen. Often referred to as the ‘Bullet Train’, the shinkansen network spans the countr...
  • May 12, 2020

    Japan Rail (JR) Hokuriku Arch Pass

    Many international visitors to Japan will follow a route that takes them from Tokyo to Kyoto and Osaka, or in the opposition direction. Bookended with the airports in Tokyo and Osaka, and service...
  • May 11, 2020

    Japan Rail (JR) East Pass

    Japan’s 'Shinkansen' network – often referred to as the ‘Bullet Train’ by international visitors – spans the country and connects the cities and regions of Japan with a highspeed rail network tha...