Come help us with seasonal chores in the mountains in Myoko, Japan



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a Japanese/Australian couple who are coming towards the end of renovating our house but still need help in setting it up for the winter ahead. We will also need help during the winter. Myoko Kogen is famous for its powder snow and there will be ample time for skiing/boarding come December.

    We moved to the mountains of Japan, not just for the winter snow, but for a life of clean air and experiences that the other 3 seasons also afford. You'll find great hiking and biking close by. There are tennis courts behind us and a golf course around the corner.

    We have both worked in tourism for many years and as such, we enjoy meeting (and look forward to hosting) self-motivated, positive, and respectful travellers and hearing of their travels and experiences.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Staying with us in Myoko Kogen will give you the opportunity to learn about Japanese culture, language and cuisine. For skiers and snowboarders, it is a powder paradise with huge snowfalls each winter.

    We speak English and Japanese at home and so there is the opportunity to learn a bit of Japanese (cooking as well as language) and our town/region attracts people from all over the world in winter who come in search of that powder snow!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We are looking for a couple or solo traveller who are/is engaged, dynamic, open-minded, responsible, communicative, tidy and honest. Duties will include general maintenance, help around the house, snow clearing and assistance with renovations.

    Ideally, we would like a couple who are prepared to stay for a month or more.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Private Japanese room in the loft with futon beds, internet access, shared bathroom and toilet, shared kitchen and living space.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are flexible, so during your time off, you are free to go skiing/snowboarding /mountain biking/ hiking.
    Explore the open spaces and culture of rural Japan. Oh and the powder snow!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Free wifi, private room and plenty of space for working.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Ample parking onsite

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 877314594196