Japan is known for its amazing snow. People literally cross the planet for it. Japan gets meters of deep fluffy white powder snow every year making it one of the best ski destinations in the world and Madarao is no exception when it comes to receiving bucketloads of white gold. Japan gets so much snow, the snow has a name… Japow! (Sort of like the Chuck Norris of the snow world).
Ever since Back To The Future 2 pretty much everybody has wanted ...
You'd think accommodation in a megalopolis like Tokyo would be easy to come by but I find I'm either:
1. overwhelmed by choice or
2. can't find anything decent and affordable or
3. can't find anything in the best 'burbs or
4. can't find a room that fits more than 2 tiny, skinny people
So hopefully this list will help!
The Tokyo Station area is simply un...
Yes folks, the renos on our boutique chalet are coming to a close. We’ll be shining spoons and fluffing pillows until the day we open but, for now, we’re pretty damn stoked with our warm, cosy, comfy never-want-to-leave lounge, guest rooms and Shaggy Yak sanctuary.
Can’t wait to welcome you with a whisky in hand!
We were going to write about the Top 10 best things about Madarao Mountain Ski Resort but it’s just TOO GOOD so we’ve whittled it down to the Top 25…
1. It has average snowfalls of 10-13 metres a season (of dry fluffy powder)
With such high snowfall most visitors see massive falls. It's not unusual to wake up to a 40cm dump ready for you to go out and play.
There’s pretty much only one complaint I hear from Aussies and other visitors to Japan… bad coffee.
So I made it my personal mission to solve this problem. Because if there’s one thing I’ve learnt from all my time in Japan – if you think it doesn’t exist you just haven’t looked hard enough.
And the Japanese don’t like to disappoint.
And they are hipster gods.
So of course there’s great coffee in Japan – they call it Third Wave cof...