'Aspen of Asia' home to a wealth of summer activities

Jun 28, 2019

'Aspen of Asia' home to a wealth of summer activities

Mention "Niseko" and most people familiar with Japan will attest to its white wintery wilderness and abundant powder snow. Though most famed for its glamorous ski season, this mountain resort town has a secret: It is equally beautiful, if not more so, during summer. Warm, ...

Fun-filled seasonal excursion awaits

Jun 28, 2019

Fun-filled seasonal excursion awaits

Niseko may mean winter and perfect powder snow to most, but the months in the lead-up to ski season are no less packed with things to do. This is especially true for families hoping to escape Tokyo's relentless summer heat: Fun-filled family adventures at EdVenture ...

Luxury fused with outdoor fun

Jun 28, 2019

Luxury fused with outdoor fun

Situated near the foothills of, and boasting panoramic views of Mount Yotei — Hokkaido's "Mount Fuji" — the luxuriously appointed Chalet Ivy in central Hirafu is Niseko's premier four-star boutique hotel offering comfortable Western-style accommodations. Central to the Chalet Ivy experience is the hotel staff's warm ...

Outdoor activities for youths, families

Jun 28, 2019

Outdoor activities for youths, families

EdVenture summer camp is a multi-activity outdoors camp for children and teens between 3 and 16 years of age. Spending days and nights in the natural surrounds of Niseko, participants and their families come together to explore just how big — and small — ...