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Top 5 breathtaking Hakuba videos
3 months ago

Top 5 breathtaking Hakuba videos

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Hakuba needs no introduction. As Japan’s largest ski resort and a former Winter Olympics host, it attracts visitors in droves – both domestic and international – who come to explore its world-class …
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Top Japan snow getaways from Hong Kong
3 months 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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Hakuba Valley
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3 months ago

Hakuba Valley

Hakuba (“white horse”) is a village in the Japanese Alps, located 40 km north-west of Nagano city. Some of Japan’s best known ski resorts lie within this general region. In …
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Top 5 “off the beaten path” ski resorts in Japan
3 months 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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A day at Madarao Mountain Resort
4 months ago

A day at Madarao Mountain Resort

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“I’ve got a secret. I don’t tell many people, but I’m going to tell you now. I’ve been working ski patrol for the last two years in a place that’s …
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Madarao
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4 months ago

Madarao

Madarao Mountain Ski Resort is one of Japan’s hidden gems. The resort is located in northeastern Nagano, on Japan’s main island. It sits between Myoko Kogen and Nozawa Onsen – …
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Skiing Mount Fuji
5 months ago

Skiing Mount Fuji

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Over 300,000 hikers shuffle up Mount Fuji every year. The volcano, famous for its perfectly symmetrical cone, is one of Japan’s most recognisable landmarks. Little known is that Mount Fuji …
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Shiga Kogen
6 months ago

Shiga Kogen

Shiga Kogen announced itself as a world-class snowsports facility when it hosted both the slalom and grand slalom events at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. The world’s best skiers and …
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Finding snow monkeys in Japan
7 months ago

Finding snow monkeys in Japan

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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
7 months 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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