Besides the ski resorts, there are many places in Japan where you, your family and friends can skate, sled or just play in the snow.
Owakudani is an active volcanic valley in the famed Hakone region west of Tokyo. It’s known to locals as "Jigokudani" (the Valley of Hell) and is famous for its black eggs, which are boiled in the...
The great thing about this destination is that you don’t have to drive long to reach there if you’re stationed in the Kanto-area bases. From Camp Zama and NAF Atsugi, it’s a short one-hour ride.