Trip IdeasShinshu Soba
Farm-to-Table Soba Experience
Learn all the secrets of soba-making from an artisan who has mastered the art of both cultivating and cooking this traditional dish.
Temples, Cooking Classes, and Snowshoeing in Nagano
Find inner peace through Buddhist temple rituals and a hike through an enchanting forest, while picking up some new Japanese cooking tips along the way.
48 Hours in Nagano City
Take a two-day trip around Nagano City to see beautiful temples, shrines, and the famous snow monkeys of Jigokudani!
Soba 101: its Many Varieties and Where to Eat them
Over the years there have been numerous studies and diets claiming that certain foods can extend your life. I’d say to look no further than Nagano, considering that its men and women have the highest life expectancy in all of Japan.