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Ski resort hopping with Active Life

How many times have you skied in Japan? How many days do you usually stay in a ski resort? And how many mountains can you conquer in one stay? What if we say you can visit 13 Nagano ski resorts in 1 stay! A seamless powder hunting experience you can only get when staying with …

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Japan Borders Lifted Entry Ban for 106 countries

Rumor has it Japan has lifted its borders for 106 countries! Japan has been closing its borders since early 2020 when the pandemic started to most foreign travelers until now when other countries started to reopen for overseas tourists. The Japanese government statement a few days ago (Wednesday, April 6, 2022) said that Japan will …

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5 Reasons Madarao is the Ultimate Escape for a Yoga-Ski Retreat

5 Reasons Madarao is the Ultimate Escape for a Yoga-Ski Retreat When looking for a beautiful, serene place to spend time nourishing your body while enjoying some vigorous skiing and snow boarding, you should consider Madarao. Located in the northern area of Nagano Prefecture, Madarao is a stunning mountain resort in Japan, yet to be fully …

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El Nino and Snow – Madarao Season Snowfall 2019-2020 Predictions 

Traveling overseas to ski contains an element of risk, changes to global weather patterns have made snowfall less predictable. In some ski resorts in Europe, Mountain Biking is a genuine alternative at the beginning of the season.  Skiing in Japan is generally seen as a relatively safe option, seasons are generally good or amazing (we …

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Madarao Resort, Japan

Situated on the mainland of Japan, Madarao has been an under-the-radar powder gem for a few years. It’s now getting more attention thanks to its great quality snow, beautiful gladed tree runs and next to no lift lines. Whether you’ve been to Madarao before or are wanting to check it out, we bet there are …

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Travel to Madarao This Season for an Amazing Winter and an Even More Amazing Skiing Experience

This upcoming ski season in Japan (mid Dec 2017 – end March 2018) is expected to be one of the best seasons with high snowfall – thanks to La Niña. If you’ve been waiting for the perfect time to plan a skiing trip to Japan, this is it. What is La Niña? You might be …

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