• 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...
  • March 18, 2016

    Bandai Ski Resort Area

    Operated by the Hoshino Resorts group, Bandai Ski Resort is designed to provide visitors with an all-inclusive ‘resort’ experience, with the option of packaging all aspects of their ski trip incl...
  • March 17, 2016

    Zao Onsen Ski Resort Area

    Zao Onsen is a historic hot spring town in Yamagata Prefecture, perhaps best-known for the connected ski resort of the same name and its famous ‘Snow Monsters’ of winter. Sitting 880 metres above...
  • March 16, 2016

    Appi Kogen Ski Resort Area

    Appi Kogen is another Japanese ski resort dominated by large hotels that in themselves offer some excellent accommodation, but overall the resort lacks the range of hotels, guesthouses and self-c...
  • March 16, 2016

    Nikko Station Area

    Nikko Station and the adjacent Tobu-Nikko Station are the primary transport hubs from where visitors can explore the region’s many attractions, including its World Heritage shrine and temple comp...
  • March 16, 2016

    Chuzenji Onsen Area

    Sitting around 20km to the east of the World Heritage Nikko shrine and temple complex, Chunzenji Onsen is a traditional hot spring village lining the shores of Lake Chuzenjiko. It offers a range ...
  • March 16, 2016

    Nikko-Yumoto Onsen Area

    The small hot spring town of Nikko-Yumoto Onsen, often just called Yumoto Onsen, lies around 30km / 60 minutes drive from the World Heritage-listed Nikko shrine and temple complex. It is part of ...
  • March 16, 2016

    Kinugawa Onsen Area

    Located along the forested banks of Kinugawa River, Kinugawa Onsen is around 20km from the World Heritage shrine and temple complex of Nikko. The surrounding area is beautiful with the river offe...
  • March 16, 2016

    Shiobara Onsen Area

    Shiobara Onsen is a picturesque hot spring village around 80km / 70 minutes drive from the famous shrines and temples of Nikko. Sitting within Nikko National Park, Shiobara Onsen is a great optio...