Tag Archives: Niseko

Fun Facts About Hokkaido. Including Three Favourite Regional Specialities. From the Delicious to the Bizarre.

As we say goodbye to 2012 and welcome a New Year I thought it would be fun to have what I can only describe as a trivial look at Hokkaido. Probably not what you would find in a guide-book. Just … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Japanese Convenience Food. Gyoza.

We love gyoza. Plump little Japanese dumplings filled with meat and vegetables. Their bottoms fried to a golden hue and tops softly steamed to silky perfection. They are available everywhere in Niseko. On and off piste. Always on the menu … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Ramen. Hirafu Village.

Its raining in the village today. It’s quite warm at zero degrees celsius  This is the first time in six years we have experienced rain. Usually its a snow storm or “brizzard” that puts the lifts on hold and gives … Continue reading

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