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Where to Enjoy the Best Skiing Experience in the Kansai Region

December 22, 2017 by Justin Hanus

Japan has become a world-renowned skiing location over the past half-century. With its many mountains and long winter season bringing some of the heaviest annual snowfalls in the world, it attracts winter sports enthusiasts from across the world eager to slide their way through the waist deep powder-dry snow that falls across the country. There […]

Lake Biwa – Take a Day trip, or Longer, to Japan’s Great Lake

October 20, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

Lake Biwa (琵琶湖 or Biwa-ko) in Shiga Prefecture is the largest freshwater lake in Japan, and thanks to it being located just northeast of the former capital city of Kyoto, it is steeped in mystery, wonder, and is full of wonderful things to see and do. Named for its resemblance the lute-like musical instrument ‘biwa‘, it has long […]

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