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Guides

Advice from the team at Ski Asia. Everything from information on the best ski resorts, to skiing tips, to travel advice.

5 exciting new skis for 2020 (plus one extra)
2 months ago

5 exciting new skis for 2020 (plus one extra)

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We’re barely into 2019, and naturally that means it’s time to start discussing 2020 skis! Ski makers around the world have already begun showing up at ski expos with 2020 …
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How to keep your ski goggles from fogging up
3 months ago

How to keep your ski goggles from fogging up

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A two week trip through the snowiest part part of Japan’s ski season has alerted us to a problem that is very common amongst skiers. Foggy goggles. They can derail …
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A first timer’s guide to backcountry skiing in Japan
5 months ago

A first timer’s guide to backcountry skiing in Japan

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Over the last two decades, Japan’s ski resorts have firmly established themselves as a mecca for skiers and snowboarders seeking the deepest, lightest powder. As the resorts have become more …
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7 awesome places to eat in the Hakuba Valley
5 months ago

7 awesome places to eat in the Hakuba Valley

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With snow already falling throughout Hakuba, visitors will soon be flocking to the Japanese resort town for powder runs and epic backcountry skiing. While people may be coming for the …
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6 easy exercises to get in shape for skiing
6 months ago

6 easy exercises to get in shape for skiing

Winter is just around the corner and, like every year, I get many messages from my clients about what they should do to get ready for skiing. I have found …
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The Hakuba nightlife guide for the 2018/19 season
6 months ago

The Hakuba nightlife guide for the 2018/19 season

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Since hosting the Winter Olympics in 1998, Hakuba has exploded in popularity attracting snow enthusiasts from around the world. In fact, Hakuba will host 200,000 foreign stays this year alone …
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5 tips for taking kids on a ski holiday in Japan
9 months ago

5 tips for taking kids on a ski holiday in Japan

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Taking your kids on a ski holiday in Japan is a wonderful opportunity for them in so many different ways. As a place to learn or develop their skiing, there …
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Top 6 ski resorts in Asia for advanced skiers
9 months ago

Top 6 ski resorts in Asia for advanced skiers

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Seasoned skiers are always on the lookout for new and exciting slopes around the world. They could do a lot worse than Asia, as the continent has some of the …
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How to ski Japan on a budget
10 months ago

How to ski Japan on a budget

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Japan is often considered to be an expensive country to visit, but the reality is that skiing can be considerably cheaper than its foreign counterparts – namely resorts in Europe, North …
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Guide to ski resorts near Tokyo
11 months ago

Guide to ski resorts near Tokyo

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Tokyo is located within the Kanto region of Honshu, the biggest and most populous of Japan’s four main islands. Whereas Tokyo is relatively flat, much of Honshu is dominated by …
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