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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.

Discovering the ski resorts of Iran
9 months 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
10 months ago

Top Japan snow getaways from Hong Kong

By  •  Guides

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
10 months ago

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

By  •  Guides

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
11 months ago

8 Asian ski destinations for serious adventurers

By  •  Guides

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
12 months ago

A guide to working a ski season in Japan

By  •  Guides

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
12 months ago

Skiing meets gaming in South Korea

By  •  Guides

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

By  •  Guides

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

By  •  Guides

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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Finding snow monkeys in Japan
1 year ago

Finding snow monkeys in Japan

By  •  Guides

In the northern reaches of Nagano prefecture is one of Japan’s most popular winter destinations, the mountainous municipality of Yamanouchi. Yamanouchi is famous on three counts: skiing, onsens and snow …
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Skiing with snow monsters at Zao Onsen
1 year ago

Skiing with snow monsters at Zao Onsen

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Japan is a wonderfully strange place. Adventure-seeking tourists come from all over the world to stay in ninja-themed capsule hotels, eat octopus-flavoured ice cream, dine at vampire cafes, and attend …
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