If you’re looking to keep your kids active, happy and healthy on your next family holiday, then look no further that Niseko, Japan.
One of Asia’s best kept travel secrets is the Niseko summer, which is relatively unknown in comparison to its very popular winter snowsports season.
The 2015 Cow Parade Niseko has kicked off in style, with a launch party taking place last Friday night that featured an official opening ceremony.
Niseko is home to some of the best white water rafting in Asia, and never more so than in Spring, when the water level is high and the rapids are fast!
The Cow Parade Niseko herd has been put on display at Sun Sports Land Kutchan in the lead up the official opening of the art exhibit.
The first stage of Cow Parade Niseko is now underway, after the 47 life-size model cows that will make up the exhibition were delivered to Niseko last week.
Preparations for one of the most anticipated events of the Niseko summer, the Cow Parade, are progressing steadily.
The change in seasons has inspired a fresh spring menu from An Dining's Head Chef Shinichi Maeda, which is predictably packed with local Hokkaido produce.
If you've been out and about in Niseko early enough, there's a good chance you've seen local triathlete Jess Ripper logging miles on his bike in preparation for the next big event.
The Niseko summer is increasingly being recognized an endurance sports paradise, helped by a cycling calendar with the appeal to draw athletes from all over.