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Skiing Mount Fuji
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
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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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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These Dutch riders have discovered Japow … and they’re hooked
2 years ago

These Dutch riders have discovered Japow … and they’re hooked

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Dutch skier Anne Bakker and his friend Jaap Sturm visited Niseko, Japan over the 2015/16 winter season and were floored by the quality of riding and vast quantities of snow in …
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