hakuba to home

On our last morning (Friday) we woke up to a new dusting of snow across the village. It was a pleasant surprise as there wasn’t any snow predicted until Sunday. Apparently there was up to 20cm of new snow on the mountains and Jason was very disappointed that he couldn’t …

day off from snowboarding

Today we ditched the hotel breakfast and opted to try out a local cafe called Cafe & Bar Lion. It was a …

gyoru and 47

Breakfast sucked even more today than it did yesterday! Today we headed to Gyoru and 47 to board. According to the trail …

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back on the board

Another day, another lukewarm hotel breakfast! It really surprised me in a country so technologically advanced (for example some toilet seats do …

tokyo to hakuba

Today is transfer day. Our time in Tokyo is up, but it’s upwards and onwards for our Hakuba Snow Adventure! Originally we …

it snowed again!

We were fortunate to once again experience snow in Tokyo this morning! Sadly it didn’t last too long, but long enough for …

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more bīru

Today’s schedule was pretty loose! We slept in for a bit, then rather than having the hotel breakfast (it was good, but …

tour of ishikawa brewery

Today we ventured about one hour from Tokyo to Ishikawa Brewery which is the closest sake and beer brewery to Tokyo. I …