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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.

A first timer’s guide to backcountry skiing in Japan
1 week ago

A first timer’s guide to backcountry skiing in Japan

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Over the last two decades, Japan’s ski resorts have firmly established themselves as a mecca for skiers and snowboarders seeking the deepest, lightest powder. As the resorts have become more …
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7 awesome places to eat in the Hakuba Valley
3 weeks ago

7 awesome places to eat in the Hakuba Valley

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With snow already falling throughout Hakuba, visitors will soon be flocking to the Japanese resort town for powder runs and epic backcountry skiing. While people may be coming for the …
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6 easy exercises to get in shape for skiing
2 months ago

6 easy exercises to get in shape for skiing

Winter is just around the corner and, like every year, I get many messages from my clients about what they should do to get ready for skiing. I have found …
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The Hakuba nightlife guide for the 2018/19 season
2 months ago

The Hakuba nightlife guide for the 2018/19 season

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Since hosting the Winter Olympics in 1998, Hakuba has exploded in popularity attracting snow enthusiasts from around the world. In fact, Hakuba will host 200,000 foreign stays this year alone …
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5 tips for taking kids on a ski holiday in Japan
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 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
7 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
7 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
7 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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