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Hotel Myosen – Myoko. Japan home for Ski-Resorts

Hotel Myosen – Myoko. Japan home for Ski-Resorts

If you are interested in visiting an exceptional yet relatively unknown ski resort in Japan then why not visit Akakura, Myoko. Nestled right next to the famous Mount Myoko, this town is one of the oldest ski villages in Japan, around 1 hour from Nagano. The mountain receives up to 16 metres of dry powder snow annually making it one of the most heavily snowed areas in Japan. The mountain is home to five separate ski resorts; Akakura Onsen, Akakura Kanko, Suginohara, Ikenotaira and Seki Onsen. The facilities and equipment of all of these resorts are up to the standard … Continued
Staying in a Ryokan for a Taste of Japanese Hospitality

Staying in a Ryokan for a Taste of Japanese Hospitality

Japan has a distinct culture that tourists will want to discover and explore. If you’re traveling to this country with a thirst for cultural experience, stay in a ryokan, a Japanese-style inn providing more than just a place to sleep. A ryokan will let you experience the traditional Japanese hospitality and lifestyle, thus, making it a perfect accommodation option if you are a “culture vulture” type of traveler. It is also a popular place to stay for the travelling Japanese. The kind of ryokan you choose to book will depend on how much you can spend for and how intimate … Continued