Snow Monkey Babies -- The Ultimate Reason to See Snow Monkeys Without Snow!
Thinking of visiting the Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park outside of winter? The Snow Monkey babies make up for lack of snow with their cuteness.
Omachi Onsen Village, More Than Just the Gateway to the Alpine Route
Make Omachi Onsen Village your base for exploring the city’s hidden charms.
Onsen in a River: Kiriake Onsen
Make your own onsen bath in a remote river bed – One of Nagano’s most unique onsens.
Best Places to Take the Kids in Nagano
Traveling with small children is challenging. Fortunately, Nagano abounds in kid-friendly destinations and activities.
Explore Karuizawa, Ueda, and Nagano with the Banzai Pass!
The Shinano Railway Banzai Two-Day pass offers great savings for anyone interested in spending time in the eastern Nagano area. The pass covers the Shinano Railway line between Karuizawa, Nagano, and Myoko Kogen stations and costs 2,000 yen for adults.