Rakuichi from Niseko was invited by Rene Redzepi of the famed NOMA restaurant to present at this year’s MAD4 Symposium held on 24 and 25 August 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hosted by Rene Redzepi and co-curated by Brazilian chef Alex Atala of D.O.M., this year’s MAD themed “What is Cooking?” focused on the fundamental aspects of cooking, as well …Continue Reading
This weekend we have two great events on. In Niseko Town there will be the Niseko Beer Garden. At Iki Restaurant they are producing Spanish delights!
Loving the crisp morning air in Niseko!! A shot from this morning of upper Hirafu village, Mt Niseko Grand Hirafu Resort with the Hilton golf course and hotel visible on the far left.
It is with both great pleasure and a significant amount of gastronomic excitement that we’re happy to announce the return of Bistrot le cochon. Back in 2008 Chef Kazuhiko Kojima opened a small French restaurant in the heart of Kutchan. It was an immediate success and drew a crowd of food-lovers from far and wide. …Continue Reading
Last weekends Hanazono Hill Climb was staged in great weather and huge success. This shot of the main peloton was taken above route 58 next to Hanazono resort as they charged up towards Goshiki onsen. The finish line was between Mt. Annupuri and Mt.Iwaonupuri approximately 10 kms in the distance. Behind this group there were …Continue Reading
This afternoon the temperature topped 31.6 degrees at 15:00! The hot temperatures will continue well into August – perfect for the summer holidays and festival season now upon us.
We are now in the height of the summer season here in Niseko. Amazing to think that the lifts will be running again in just under 4 months! Looking to secure accommodation or book restaurants for the coming season….do it NOW!
Looking for something different to do this summer? Then do we have something for you. Wake-boarding on lake Toya only 45 minutes drive from Niseko. There is something infinitely special about swimming and watersports in Lake Toya’s pristine clear fresh water. In nearly all conditions it is possible to find silky smooth waters on the …Continue Reading
Tomorrow Grand Hirafu Mountain Bike Park opens for the 2014 summer season of thrills and spills. Now in it’s 3rd year this year the trail has been dramatically improved this year by the Rhythm Cycles team and eager volunteers. There have been 10 new bridges built, a variety of new sections dug out and at …Continue Reading