Find Out How to Get Your Gear Ready to Go Skiing in Japan!

There is so Much Powder in Japan, Do I Still Need to Tune My Skis? When you’ve come to Japan for the holiday of a lifetime, the last thing you want is for your equipment to let you down. Walk in the doors of Rhythm in either Niseko or Hakuba and you’ll find our specialty […]

6 things to do in Niseko this Winter

Season 2018/19 is off to an amazing start! Over two meters of snow has fallen and the resort is filling up with light, dry Hokkaido powder. So obviously skiing and snowboarding will be high on the priority list for most visitors to Niseko, but what else is there to do besides riding the best snow […]

It’s an All White Start to the Ski Season in Niseko!

Snow has started falling across Hokkaido and lifts at Niseko United resorts are officially spinning! THE STATS Since the official start of the season (Nov 23) nearly 80cm of snow has fallen in Niseko. This time last year 86cm of snow had hit the ground so we are on track for a good start to […]

How to Get the Best Deal on Your Ski Pass for Niseko and Hakuba

Niseko and Hakuba in Japan are two of the most popular destinations in the world for riding quality powder snow. Here are some important things you should know when it comes to buying passes for the best skiing or snowboarding holiday of your life. Niseko is Now Part of the IKON Pass  For one of […]

Traveling to Niseko, Japan? Here are Some Hot Tips from the Locals!

When you visit a ski resort that can receive up to twenty meters of snowfall per season, it’s pretty hard to go wrong when it comes to skiing and snowboarding. But just to make sure you’ve got the very best insider tips, we’ve asked some local riders to tell us where to go, what to […]

Here’s Why You Should Check Out Niseko’s Newest Luxury Rental Service

Niseko is famous for delivering the best powder in the world, but did you know you can also have your skis, snowboards and accessories delivered straight to your door? Niseko’s premium rental and retail store, Rhythm Japan, is now offering guests an exclusive VIP PLATINUM in-house fitting service. Here’s why you should go Platinum next […]

Did you know Autumn is one of the best times to visit Niseko?


Japan is home to four very distinct seasons. Of course we are all big fans of winter with its epic falls of powder and stunning white landscape. Spring and summer are also very popular because this is when the snow-capped mountains turn a shade of emerald green, rivers and lakes come alive and you can […]

Five Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do During the Niseko Green Season!

No matter what time of year it is, Niseko is a fantastic place to visit. Here is a list of our top five things to do when the snow melts and temperatures are on the rise! 1. Enjoy the Summer FestivalsDuring Summer, Niseko receives around eleven hours of daylight per day. That means plenty of […]

Top Six Activities to Enjoy Around Niseko this Summer!

Summer in the Niseko area is just as exhilarating and spectacular as winter! Some may even say the ‘summer vibe’ is better than during the colder months, thanks to fewer people and, of course, the warmer weather. Whatever you prefer, we vote Niseko is a great place to visit all year ‘round! Check out our […]


Rhythm, Niseko’s most comprehensive snowsports retailer, is currently giving skiers and snowboarders the chance to win a luxury Japan ski holiday valued at over JPY ¥ 1,000,000. WHAT YOU CAN WIN: Five nights luxury accommodation in the centre of Hirafu, Niseko’s hub for restaurants and nightlife Return airfares Airport transfers Four day Niseko United lift pass […]

Tales from a Bike Tour Niseko to Tokyo!

It was an incredible ski season in Niseko. With over 16m of snow, the conditions were so good that I didn’t have much reason to look outside the Hirafu ski town bubble. However, once the season had begun to wind down, I decided it was time to explore a bit more of Japan. Luckily Rhythm […]

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