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Why you should consider buying property in Makkari, not Niseko
1 week ago

Why you should consider buying property in Makkari, not Niseko

I first visited Hokkaido in the winter of 2007–2008 and spent a week in Niseko. I instantly fell in love with the area and just a few months after returning …
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Lessons learnt from fitting 500 ski boots a season
1 week ago

Lessons learnt from fitting 500 ski boots a season

By  •  Guides

We’ve come to Andy Filer to try and unpack some of the mystery around ski boot fitting. Anyone who’s had a day or – god forbid – a holiday ruined …
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Japan’s 2021/22 winter forecast: are we in for another epic season?
1 week ago

Japan’s 2021/22 winter forecast: are we in for another epic season?

By  •  News

The release of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) winter forecast has become an annual reminder for us that the ski season is just around the corner. And after last year’s …
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Japan’s “ghost winter”: empty ski resorts, endless powder
3 weeks ago

Japan’s “ghost winter”: empty ski resorts, endless powder

By  •  Videos

The 2019/20 winter was a bizarre one for any number of reasons. With COVID-19 border closures effectively putting Japan’s tourism industry at a standstill, there was of a crew of …
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Revealed: the lesser-known Japanese ski resorts on your radar
3 weeks ago

Revealed: the lesser-known Japanese ski resorts on your radar

By  •  Guides

Over the last three months, we’ve been asking our readers about the lesser-known ski resorts in Japan they’d most like to visit. We’re always interested to see which smaller ski …
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Best 5 ski resorts in Japan for powder: Editor’s pick
4 weeks ago

Best 5 ski resorts in Japan for powder: Editor’s pick

By  •  Guides

Picking the best ski resorts in Japan for powder is a bit like choosing the best square on a bar of dairy milk chocolate. With that said, the Ski Asia …
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Dream job on offer as Hakuba Brew Pub goes up for lease
1 month ago

Dream job on offer as Hakuba Brew Pub goes up for lease

By  •  News

Picture your new life riding powder at Hakuba’s Iwatake ski resort in the morning, then sliding straight to the front door of Hakuba Brew Pub, a venue that was set …
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Decked out vans let Japanese workers move their office jobs to the ski slopes
1 month ago

Decked out vans let Japanese workers move their office jobs to the ski slopes

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An initiative over the COVID-impacted 2020/21 season saw Japanese office workers move their jobs to the ski slopes with the help of decked out vans equipped with WiFi, electricity, electric …
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