Come help maintain this wonderful tavern that sits in front of the a quiet road in Myoko Kogen, Japan



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    Welcome to our listing
    the story goes as. the owner of this place loves to travel when thy' re young even to now. Tae-san( san is how you address people in japan). tae san loved the mountain even visited Mt. everest's base camp. he even started making his own brand and starting up mountain climbing shops. later on he got into kayaking and SUPing. lots of travel stories could be told.... his the guy who been there done that.
    Lee-san, tae san's partner who is a hard worker who never stop learning new stuff. a lot of women look up to her in her industry. she was a designer, after retiring from the industry she opened up a cafe and now she is the hostess of this humble tavern, cooking breakfast for our guests here.

    They stumbled upon this property not long ago year 2016/2017 that when everything started. tae-san loved the mountain, the snow, waking up to both of these was his dream.
    so we provides you with work, sleep ( on separate beds), cook and the experience of ski/ snowboard in the world known powder.

    Due to the policy changed from the workaway, we can only provide limited paid staff positions to help our business. As for the staffs more than what we need for the business, we can only provide few positions for the non-business helpers, like driving, shopping, and gardening. Feel free to ask if you are interested.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    While you are here, besides having free meals and accommodation, you'll have the benefit of ski and snowboard in the well known JAPOW during your time in Myoko Kogen. this is something really wonderful, a lot of ski/ snowboard or even powder enthusiasts around the world would consider a dream to experience.

    also we provide our rentals free of charge, subject to paying guests's schedule. you get to enjoy the slopes with our passes provided.

    despite these things you get to interact with traveller all over the world, acknowledge their culture,

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    In Winter, you will work in shifts to maintain the common areas around the guest house and general cleanliness and functionality of guesthouse such as ski/ snowboard rentals, guest rooms housekeeping, garbage sorting and recycling ( Japan is really strict about their garbage sorting and recycling), day to day chores that includes dish washing, food stocking such as grocery shopping, maintain cleanliness in your living area( bathroom and dorm room). in the morning and night well need help in the kitchen and all ways let our guest feel warm and welcomed.

    We are looking for people with initiative, a strong work ethic and an open mind. No slackers! So, tell us what you can offer and why we should pick you, and we'll let you know if we'd be a good match.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, mandarin, Japanese.

  • Accommodation


    Our traveler's dorms are a mixed(male /female ) dorm that fits 4-8 for and another for two female in a room with two singles beds
    all meals are provided lunch is a help your-self basis
    kitchen is available

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are three ways getting here
    By shuttle bus: from Toyama air port or from any airport from Tokyo
    it will both stop at our front door.

    second by bullet train.
    you would want to get on from tokyo.
    and transfer at nagano to get to myoko kogen, you dont have to leave the gate just get on the next train that goes to myoko and pay after your there. we will pick you up from the Myoko Kogen station.
    you would have to carry your bag up the overpass witch sucks. so its recommend to mail your luggage.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    1 full day helping around off the next day

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