Image

Guides

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

Niseko accommodation for every budget
10 months ago

Niseko accommodation for every budget

By  •  Guides

Over the past 20 years, Niseko has exploded in popularity to become Japan’s most international resort, now globally recognised for its world-class powder and vibrant nightlife. The resort in its …
Read More

Top ski-in ski-out hotels in Japan for the ultimate snow holiday
11 months ago

Top ski-in ski-out hotels in Japan for the ultimate snow holiday

Japan’s ski resorts consistently rank among the best in the world thanks to a ski season that benefits from more snowfall than any other country. Only a limited number of …
Read More

A local’s guide to onsens in Myoko Kogen
11 months ago

A local’s guide to onsens in Myoko Kogen

By  •  Guides

For many chasing Japow, an afternoon or evening onsen becomes just as much a part of the appeal as fresh lines and ramen. The mineral-packed waters of a therapeutic and …
Read More

Winners of the 2023 Ski Asia Awards
1 year ago

Winners of the 2023 Ski Asia Awards

By  •  Guides

The best ski resorts, hotels and ski schools of 2023

As the 22-23 winter season unfolded, ski resorts across Asia breathed a collective sigh of relief, with international tourists returning …
Read More

5 seriously underrated ski resorts in Japan’s Aizu region
1 year ago

5 seriously underrated ski resorts in Japan’s Aizu region

By  •  Guides

Japan is by now well known among skiers as a world-class winter sports destination. But of its 500+ ski areas, only a handful of big-name resorts have been able to …
Read More

Guide to ski resorts in Yamagata, Japan’s snowiest prefecture
1 year ago

Guide to ski resorts in Yamagata, Japan’s snowiest prefecture

By  •  Guides

In the heart of Japan’s Yukiguni region, Yamagata Prefecture is famous for the onslaught of snow it endures each winter. In the world’s snowiest country, Yamagata is Japan’s snowiest prefecture, …
Read More

The events happening at Japan’s ski resorts through the green season
1 year ago

The events happening at Japan’s ski resorts through the green season

By  •  Guides

It’s no secret that Japan’s ski resorts are world-renowned and highly regarded for their abundance of powder snow. At many of these resorts, you’ll also find far fewer people about …
Read More

Best ski resorts in Aomori Prefecture, home to Japan’s snowiest city
1 year ago

Best ski resorts in Aomori Prefecture, home to Japan’s snowiest city

By  •  Guides

Japan is generally considered the world’s snowiest country, both in terms of snow cover and snowfall. Add to that a predominantly mountainous landscape (75-80% of Japan’s landmass) and you have …
Read More

7 ways to ski Niseko on a budget
1 year ago

7 ways to ski Niseko on a budget

By  •  Guides

As we all know too well, skiing is an expensive hobby. From overpriced hot chocolate to bank balance-destroying lift pass prices, the words ‘budget’ and ‘skiing’ are rarely seen together. …
Read More

Local secrets from Hokkaido’s top 10 ski resorts
1 year ago

Local secrets from Hokkaido’s top 10 ski resorts

By  •  Sponsored, Guides

The island of Hokkaido is Japan’s winter playground, much loved by skiers and snowboarders for its legendary powder, which it receives in buckets from November to May. Thanks to its …
Read More