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The tap is on! Japan ski season kicks off in November with 50cm+ daily snowfalls
36 mins ago

The tap is on! Japan ski season kicks off in November with 50cm+ daily snowfalls

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When the powder tap turns on in Japan, it turns on hard. In just days, ski resorts across the country have transformed from the auburn shades of autumn into full-blown …
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Best ski resorts in Japan
3 days ago

Best ski resorts in Japan

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Presenting Japan’s best ski resorts to our readers is not a task we take lightly. The information below features contributions from several Ski Asia writers over a number of years. …
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Date set for Australia-Japan travel bubble, but one big question remains
4 days ago

Date set for Australia-Japan travel bubble, but one big question remains

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Earlier this month, when Australian Prime Minster Scott Morrison floated the possibility of a travel bubble with Japan and South Korea, the news was met with a mix of approval …
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A trip back in time: skiing at Japan’s Zao Onsen resort in 1968
1 week ago

A trip back in time: skiing at Japan’s Zao Onsen resort in 1968

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Zao Onsen is widely regarded as one of Japan’s oldest ski resorts, opening in 1925 with the first ski lift installed in 1951. This incredible footage was taken in 1968 …
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You’ve never seen Niseko with this much powder and so few people
2 weeks ago

You’ve never seen Niseko with this much powder and so few people

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Japan’s closed borders during winter 2020/21 resulted in near-empty snow resorts in Niseko. The one winter with no lift lines. The one winter with fresh snow under the chair lift …
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Quarantine-free travel bubble with Japan and Korea coming soon, says Aussie PM
2 weeks ago

Quarantine-free travel bubble with Japan and Korea coming soon, says Aussie PM

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In news that will delight Aussie skiers, Scott Morrison has revealed his intentions to “fairly quickly” open up a travel bubble between Japan and Korea, with the potential for even …
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Japan has eased border restrictions, but what does it mean for tourists?
3 weeks ago

Japan has eased border restrictions, but what does it mean for tourists?

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Japan has reopened its border to business people, students and technical trainees, with changes coming into effect on Monday. These include a reduction of the quarantine period from 10 days …
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One of the world’s best ski instructors explains how to ski powder with flow
3 weeks ago

One of the world’s best ski instructors explains how to ski powder with flow

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In the world of ski instruction, Joshua Duncan-Smith is right at the peak, and we can say with confidence that there’d be few people better qualified to help you navigate …
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Guide to Hokkaido backcountry skiing: where are the best spots?
4 weeks ago

Guide to Hokkaido backcountry skiing: where are the best spots?

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When we asked our readers earlier this year about the most important factor in choosing a ski resort, the overwhelming number one response was the quality and quantity of snow. …
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Where in the world can you ski this winter?
1 month ago

Where in the world can you ski this winter?

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After two COVID-affected winters, skiers are itching to travel again. A recent survey of our readers found that 61% would travel to Japan for the 2021/22 winter if they were …
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