Village Umeya

Address: 2609-18 Tsuchiide, Katashina-mura, Tone-gun, Gunma Prefecture, Kanto, 378-0412, Japan | Lodge
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This lodge is located on 2609-18 Tsuchiide, Katashina-mura.
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Travel Blogs from Katashina-mura

Snowboarding Day 2

A travel blog entry by vanessatoh on Dec 26, 2014

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This morning, once again, we woke up to a white snowy wonderland. We had a delicious Japanese breakfast of salmon, rice, miso soup, and a tofu, which filled prepped us for the day of snowboarding ahead. After breakfast, we got on the bus and headed to the slopes. We met up with our instructor for the day and headed off to the same beginner slope as yesterday. After a couple of runs on that slope, our instructor brought us onto ...

Snowboarding Day 1

A travel blog entry by vanessatoh on Dec 25, 2014

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After a long nights rest, we woke up to a completely white winter wonderland. The amount of snowfall that collected through the night was insane and it still continued to snow. We were served a delicious breakfast of chicken quiche, potato rosti, fruit, bread rolls, salad, and some orange juice and tea. Afterwards we headed straight onto the shuttle bus back to the Gala Snow Resort. We arrived there in time for our lesson with an instructor from the Canyon school and ...

Arrival

A travel blog entry by vanessatoh on Dec 24, 2014

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... helped us organize lessons for tomorrow and ski/ snowboard rentals for a low price. Paying only ¥4000 per person for 3 days of equipment rental was unbelievable and the bus that took us right to the slopes was another plus. Testing out the slopes for the first time in 2 years was a challenge for me as I had only snowboarded once before. However the powdery snow was incredible and a great ski location. As we only had 2 hours to play around on the slopes, I ...

Disneyland, Nikko and Manga!

A travel blog entry by benandlauren on Dec 05, 2014

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... has vegan menu options. Awesome relaxed & arty vibe.
In the evening we had our manga cartoons drawn by an artist named Yoo, which was offered by the ryokan we're staying in. Seemed like a fun souvenir! Ben was depicted as a builder and I was drawn with our dogs, super cute. She was lovely and we had a longest conversation we've had with anyone here. She spoke some English but we struggled sometimes to understand each other. Frustrating for both parties! It can ...

Day trip to Nikko

A travel blog entry by jw.jm.travel on Dec 03, 2014

... available so you create your own drink. We had to laugh when we put the green tea powder in the soya sauce thinking it was powder wasabi because we didn't know better hahaha Silly tourists. ooooweee and is there wasabi ever spicy here!

Later that evening, Eric arrived from Akita to spend a couple of days with us in Tokyo before having to head back north. It was great to catch up and hear all about his experiences in Japan teaching English thus ...