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

A big Japanese winter ahead? This local tip may hold the answer
11 months ago

A big Japanese winter ahead? This local tip may hold the answer

By  •  Guides

The mountains around Yuzawa are currently covered in their fall colours. It is a great display every year due to the many different types of trees, and brings plenty of …
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Family-friendly ski resorts in Asia
1 year ago

Family-friendly ski resorts in Asia

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Planning a winter family holiday with young children is a daunting task, and the thought of having to deal with their tantrums during a blizzard can cause nightmares for parents. …
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Discovering the ski resorts of Iran
1 year ago

Discovering the ski resorts of Iran

By  •  People, Guides

Iran is not on the top of most people’s ski holiday list, but for Frenchman Baptiste Baudier it became a fascination that evolved into a project called “Ski of Persia“. …
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Top Japan snow getaways from Hong Kong
1 year ago

Top Japan snow getaways from Hong Kong

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With Winter fast approaching, it’s time to start planning your snow getaways. Hong Kong residents can consider themselves quite lucky, with relatively easy access to some of Japan’s top ski …
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Top 5 “off the beaten path” ski resorts in Japan
1 year ago

Top 5 “off the beaten path” ski resorts in Japan

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Japan now ranks among the world’s most revered ski destinations. As its reputation has grown, so too has the number of international skiers to Japanese resorts. Foreigners tend to gravitate …
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8 Asian ski destinations for serious adventurers
1 year ago

8 Asian ski destinations for serious adventurers

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Japan is Asia’s undisputed home of snow sports. Skiers have been tearing up Hokkaido’s powder fields for decades. More recently, both China and Korea have emerged as viable ski destinations. …
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A guide to working a ski season in Japan
1 year ago

A guide to working a ski season in Japan

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Interested in experiencing some of the deepest and lightest powder in the world? Dream of getting paid to do what you love? Keen to experience a new culture and way …
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Skiing meets gaming in South Korea
1 year ago

Skiing meets gaming in South Korea

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South Korea is a country obsessed with video games. This is evident in the number of PC bangs (internet cafes) found throughout Seoul and other major cities. In 2011, the …
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10 reasons to get excited about PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics
1 year ago

10 reasons to get excited about PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

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For those of us who love soju and skiing in equal measure, the prospect of a Winter Olympics in South Korea is certainly exciting. A successful Olympic campaign could provide …
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Top 5 indoor ski slopes in Asia
1 year ago

Top 5 indoor ski slopes in Asia

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Experienced alpine skiers might balk at the prospect of indoor skiing, but the industry is attracting huge investment nonetheless. Countries with little to no snow are pouring millions of dollars …
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