Monthly Archives: September 2016

Qantas Launches Direct Melbourne Tokyo Flights from $840

From December 16th 2016 Qantas will begin direct flights from Melbourne to Tokyo Narita. No longer will Jetstar be the only choice for Melbournians who don’t want the hassle of having to transfer through Sydney or Brisbane. These flights will also offer a much smoother trip for those travelling from Adelaide or Hobart. And if direct flights from Melbourne to Tokyo on Qantas wasn’t enough to put a smile on your face then the price will! These quick and comfortable flights are starting from $840 per person!!! (Three exclamation marks are more than warranted… probably should of used four) That price … Continue reading →

Summiting Asahidake – Skiing and Splitboarding the highest peak in Hokkaido

Whether it’s summit fever, deeper powder, great views or just enjoying being out in the mountains, the team at Whiteroom Tours all love a good backcountry adventure. The peak of Asahidake does a great job of drawing you in, with stunning views from the top of the ropeway. The impressive steam vents in the centre of a huge horseshoe shaped bowl make for a unique landscape, and give a clear indication you are standing on an active volcano. Anyone who has skied or snowboarded here has no doubt looked up and imagined gliding down through the steam vents (or ‘fumaroles’, which emit a … Continue reading →