Villa Free Time

Address: 1243 Sugadairakogen Sugadaira, Ueda, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 386-2201, Japan | Pension
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This pension is located on 1243 Sugadairakogen Sugadaira, Ueda.
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Travel Blogs from Ueda

Doing what the people do in Matsumoto

A travel blog entry by haddons on Apr 11, 2015

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... Helen tried the White bean with cherry leaf which is the seasonal speciality which was really very good. Chris & Nia opted for the chocolate fillings. Full of sake & various foods we went to the castle which is heritage listed. Volunteers offer a free guiding service so we availed ourselves of this and had a very entertaining and informative two hours with our personal guide. We climbed right to the top of the castle and learnt a lot about castles and Japan in general. ...

Train ride to Matsumoto to room with no beds

A travel blog entry by haddons on Apr 10, 2015

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... have tatami mats which must not be walked in in shoes. Nia likes them because it has a horsy stable smell (hay like smell). We have slippers for the hall area and special toilet slippers! There are no beds as the maids come to lay out the futon mattresses at 7pm. When Nia unpacked her bag she found her camera... After lunch we walked around the town which has lots of old houses and excellent craft shops. ...

Snow Monkeys and Sushi Train

A travel blog entry by simonandspencer on Apr 04, 2015

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Sunday – April 5th

Easter Sunday was our day of rest. It was nice to have breakfast at the Lodge and not need to put on our ski gear and hit the mountain. We hung out at the Lodge for a couple of hours and then explored the town a little more. We walked up to the "top of town" where the cooking onsen is. The local villagers use the cooking onsen to slowly cook vegetables and onsen eggs which ...

Skiing in Nozawa Onsen

A travel blog entry by simonandspencer on Mar 31, 2015

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Nozawa Onsen

We arrived at Villa Nozawa to be greeted by Kyoko-san and Mark and Gab – it hardly felt like we'd been away for over a year as they welcomed us like we’d left last week. Villa Nozawa has a lovely warm vibe, always lots of kids and friendly families. They are full which is great (although it makes bookings for next season harder!)

We went for a walk around the village and had some lunch at a lovely small Ramen restaurant (10 people ...

Snow Monkeys!

A travel blog entry by acampen on Mar 27, 2015

2 comments, 10 photos

... out to find the ‘Express’ bus to the park. To be clear, we had already traveled:

  • 15 minute shuttle ride from the hotel to Shinjuku station.
  • 20 minute train ride from Shinjuku station to Tokyo station.
  • 90 minute shinkansen ride from Tokyo station to Nagano station.
Now we needed to take:
  • 45 minute bus ride to Kabayashi Onsen stop.
  • 30 minute hike (up the mountain, through the woods and snow and mud) to ...