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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.

Après ski in Korea: 7 things you should know
1 year ago

Après ski in Korea: 7 things you should know

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South Korean ski resorts get far less attention from the foreign crowd than neighbouring Japan’s. Skiing in Korea is a relatively new phenomenon; Korea’s first resort was built in the …
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A beginner’s guide to skiing Japan
1 year ago

A beginner’s guide to skiing Japan

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Japan is the perfect holiday destination for a beginner skier or snowboarder. There are no other countries in Asia that offer the same combination of high quality snow, ideal beginner terrain …
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Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts
2 years ago

Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts

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Hokkaido is to powder skiing what the Hawaiian North Shore is to surfing. The northernmost island of Japan is a Mecca for powder hunters – its reputation built upon the …
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Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds
2 years ago

Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds

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Asia’s ski industry has come a long way in the last three decades. Sleepy Japanese ski resorts are now bustling international hotspots. Skiing in China has gone from being a virtual …
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5 things to get right when buying new ski gear
2 years ago

5 things to get right when buying new ski gear

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There are a lot of decisions to make when you commit to buying new ski gear. How much should I spend? How do I allocate my budget? Should I buy …
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3 insider tips for a memorable Niseko holiday
2 years ago

3 insider tips for a memorable Niseko holiday

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As the founders of Niseko-based Hokkaido Ski Club, Anthea Hung and Miha Grilj know more than a thing or two about getting the most out of a holiday in Niseko. …
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The ultimate Ski Asia bucket list
2 years ago

The ultimate Ski Asia bucket list

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Japan, China and Korea. Three vastly different countries that are home to some of the best skiing experiences on the planet. We’ve done our best to compile our favorites into …
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Top 5 ski resorts in Korea
2 years ago

Top 5 ski resorts in Korea

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Korean ski resorts have enjoyed a surge of popularity in recent years. While Japan still attracts the most attention, Korea’s resorts are a viable alternative, particularly to those looking for …
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5 exciting new skis for 2017
2 years ago

5 exciting new skis for 2017

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With the 2016/17 ski season less than 3 months away, we’ve been on the lookout for ski companies that are bringing something new and exciting to the table in 2017. With …
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5 reasons to ski Japan in winter 2016/17
2 years ago

5 reasons to ski Japan in winter 2016/17

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Winter 2016/17 is shaping up to be a very good season for Japan, particularly if you’re someone who likes their snow deep, dry and light (and we know you are). …
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