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Meet the couple behind Niseko’s game-changing new ski club
1 year ago

Meet the couple behind Niseko’s game-changing new ski club

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Founding a business will always have its challenges. But for Anthea Hung and Miha Grilj – who have this year launched Hokkaido Ski Club, a boutique snow sports operation in Niseko, …
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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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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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Yummy Yuki | #TheSearch by Rip Curl
2 years ago

Yummy Yuki | #TheSearch by Rip Curl

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“It’s almost even too much.” It’s a familiar sentiment for anyone’s who’s been to Hokkaido in search of snow … and discovered that there’s more than enough to go around. …
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Asia’s best resorts named in 2016 World Ski Awards
2 years ago

Asia’s best resorts named in 2016 World Ski Awards

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Niseko United (Japan) and YongPyong (South Korea) have extended their reign of dominance at the World Ski Awards, with both taking home the 2016 prize for the best ski resort …
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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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Japanese ski resorts report first snowfalls for 2016/17
2 years ago

Japanese ski resorts report first snowfalls for 2016/17

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It’s that time of year! Ski resort social media managers are taking to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to announce that “winter is coming” as first snowfalls for the year begin to …
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5 Niseko Stories
2 years ago

5 Niseko Stories

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Award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker Shane Peel has clearly fallen in love with Niseko, Japan. 5 Niseko Stories is his second project filmed in Japan’s snowiest and most internationally recognised resort, …
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Skiing into the crater of a semi-active volcano
2 years ago

Skiing into the crater of a semi-active volcano

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Skiing into the crater of a semi-active volcano won’t seem like a sensible idea to most people. But trust us when we tell you this is virtually the pinnacle of …
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