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Guides

Advice from the team at Ski Asia. Everything from information on the best ski resorts, to skiing tips, to travel advice.

5 tips for taking kids on a ski holiday in Japan
3 weeks ago

5 tips for taking kids on a ski holiday in Japan

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Taking your kids on a ski holiday in Japan is a wonderful opportunity for them in so many different ways. As a place to learn or develop their skiing, there …
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Top 6 ski resorts in Asia for advanced skiers
4 weeks ago

Top 6 ski resorts in Asia for advanced skiers

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Seasoned skiers are always on the lookout for new and exciting slopes around the world. They could do a lot worse than Asia, as the continent has some of the …
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How to ski Japan on a budget
2 months ago

How to ski Japan on a budget

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Japan is often considered to be an expensive country to visit, but the reality is that skiing can be considerably cheaper than its foreign counterparts – namely resorts in Europe, North …
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Guide to ski resorts near Tokyo
3 months ago

Guide to ski resorts near Tokyo

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Tokyo is located within the Kanto region of Honshu, the biggest and most populous of Japan’s four main islands. Whereas Tokyo is relatively flat, much of Honshu is dominated by …
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5 exciting new skis for 2019
3 months ago

5 exciting new skis for 2019

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It’s that time of year where online retailers are clearing out their stock of this season’s skis to make way for next season’s stock – in this case, 2019 skis. …
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Top 8 Luxury Ski Hotels in Asia
4 months ago

Top 8 Luxury Ski Hotels in Asia

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Skiing has long been associated with wealth and luxury. It’s no surprise, then, that some of Asia’s most impressive hotels are located within a stone’s throw of the slopes. Here …
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Guide to ski resorts near Seoul
4 months ago

Guide to ski resorts near Seoul

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South Korea is a small country with excellent transport networks. Many of Korea’s ski resorts are easily accessible via bus or rail.

South Korea’s best skiing is found in Gangwon-do, …
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10 minutes with Hokkaido’s most experienced mountain guide
9 months ago

10 minutes with Hokkaido’s most experienced mountain guide

By  •  People, Guides

When Cveto Podlogar addresses his clients at a “Beyond the Niseko Backcountry” clinic next month, he will be calling on almost 30 years of experience as a guide in the …
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Exploring Yuzawa, Japan’s “Snow Country”
9 months ago

Exploring Yuzawa, Japan’s “Snow Country”

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Scan some internet forums and you might read something like “I’m interested in going to Yuzawa Ski Resort….” or “Echigo Yuzawa Ski Area”, or other similar places that don’t exist. …
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How to become a snowsports instructor in Japan
9 months ago

How to become a snowsports instructor in Japan

By  •  People, Guides

Working as a snowsports instructor in Japan will sound like a pipe dream to many. Deep powder, an exotic new country, an office on the slopes, and a job title …
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