Niseko Ramen Kazahana
Niseko

Niseko Ramen Kazahana

Time for a Hot Bowl of Ramen After a chilly morning at Takahashi Farm Milk Kobo, we headed for an early lunch. We were craving for a hot bowl of ramen in this weather, and while browsing online, we found an interesting shop called Niseko Ramen Kazahana. It was only 15 mins away, located near …

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Takahashi Farm Milk Kobo
Niseko

Takahashi Farm Milk Kobo

A Sunny Morning Trip to Takahashi Farm Milk Kobo Last night, after a tiring ski adventure, we chilled at the common dining area at Negula. We were browsing the brochures of recommended attractions nearby, and found an interesting place called Takahashi Farm Milk Kobo, around 10 mins drive from our place. If you’re a fan …

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Izakaya Matsuri Annupuri
Niseko

Izakaya Matsuri Annupuri

Dinner at Japanese Izakaya Restaurant Matsuri After an afternoon of skiing, we headed back to Negula for a break. Our legs were literally aching, but we had to endure for tonight’s night ski! The folks from Negula helped us make a reservation once again for dinner. It is a Japanese Izakaya called Matsuri here in …

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Skiing in Niseko Annupuri
Niseko

Skiing in Niseko Annupuri

Getting Ready to Ski The highlight of our trip, is the skiing experience up here in Niseko Annupuri. Prior to this, Wataru-san helped us coordinate with one of their partners for our ski gear, which was promptly delivered on the first night. We paid a total of ¥24,000 for our gear for two days. The …

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Okonomiyaki Ju
Niseko

Okonomiyaki Ju

Delicious Okonomiyaki in Niseko Annupuri After we came back from snowmobiling, we got to check in to our room at Niseko Negula. It was really a nice and cosy room, separated into a living room with sofa and chairs, and a loft with beds. We took a moment to enjoy the room, before heading out …

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Snowmobiling in Niseko
Niseko

Snowmobiling in Niseko

Snowmobiling in Niseko Anyone that’s visiting Hokkaido would have known about Niseko and its famous powder snow. For most, skiing or snowboarding is their primary objective. For us pure beginners, skiing for days in row would be extremely tiring. So an alternative activity we considered in Niseko was snowmobiling. According to the official Niseko tourism …

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Yugokorotei Tonkatsu
Niseko

Yugokorotei Konayuki Ton Ton

Awesome Tonkatsu in Annupuri Niseko After settling down at Niseko Negula, we decided to go for lunch first, followed by snowmobiling at White Isle. It wasn’t easy to find a place to eat. In the first place, there weren’t much choices up here. And we drove around to a few restaurants but they are closed. …

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Niseko

Niseko Negula Annupuri

Niseko Negula, a Cozy Lodge in Niseko Annupuri Niseko Negula is a small relaxing lodge located near Annupuri ski resort. After a 3 hour drive from Sapporo, we finally arrived at our accommodation! Up here at Niseko, the snow perpetually never ends. The sidewalks had significantly thicker snow than what we’ve seen on our way …

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driving up niseko
Niseko

Driving Up to Niseko

Our First Driving Adventure In Niseko Heard from my sister, on her trip that they drove up around 10 AM and the snow on the roads began melting. And it became quite slippery throughout. As a newbie winter driver, I didn’t want to risk anything. Therefore we begun driving up to Niseko from The B …

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Ramen Shingen
Sapporo

Ramen Shingen

The Best Ramen in Sapporo After a long day at the Shiroi Koibito Park, we decided that we could have an early dinner and relax for the evening. We were still adjusting to the cold, and really didn’t feel like traveling far for food. In this kind of weather, only one cuisine comes to mind. …

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