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Seki Onsen, the family-run ski resort with two lifts and “more powder snow than one could ever hope for”
3 weeks ago

Seki Onsen, the family-run ski resort with two lifts and “more powder snow than one could ever hope for”

More than 100 years ago, the sloping land above Seki Onsen was gradually cleared for firewood. At some point around the time skiing was first introduced to Japan, a lightning …
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It’s not too late to work this ski season in Japan: here’s who’s hiring
1 month ago

It’s not too late to work this ski season in Japan: here’s who’s hiring

By  •  Sponsored, Guides

Anyone harbouring dreams of a ski season in Japan this winter needn’t worry; you haven’t missed the boat just yet. Thanks to Japan’s slow reopening to visa-free travel, some businesses …
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10 Myoko restaurants to check out after a day on the mountain
2 months ago

10 Myoko restaurants to check out after a day on the mountain

By  •  Guides

Inbound travel to Japan is set to make its post-covid return. For those with a taste for Japow, this puts Myoko back on the menu. Many hungry powder fiends see …
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Top 5 onsens in the Hakuba Valley
2 months ago

Top 5 onsens in the Hakuba Valley

Bathing in traditional Japanese onsen hot-springs is a must-try experience for visitors to Japan. This is especially true for those enjoying a ski holiday in Japan, when taking a soak …
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How to spend a perfect day in Niseko with Nisade Project Manager Andres Sarmiento
2 months ago

How to spend a perfect day in Niseko with Nisade Project Manager Andres Sarmiento

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This article is part of Ski Asia’s Perfect Day series, in which we ask locals and business owners how they’d spend a “perfect day” in their home resort.
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“Dripping with potential”: Award-winning ski lodge owner on why he chose Madarao over Niseko
3 months ago

“Dripping with potential”: Award-winning ski lodge owner on why he chose Madarao over Niseko

By  •  People, Features

We have a lot of admiration for the family team behind Snowball Chalet, a gorgeous lodge in Madarao, Japan with a seemingly endless line of smitten past guests. So when …
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A perfect day in Nozawa Onsen with Peter Douglas, head of Nozawa Hospitality
3 months ago

A perfect day in Nozawa Onsen with Peter Douglas, head of Nozawa Hospitality

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Peter Douglas heads kk Nozawa Hospitality, an accommodation provider in Nozawa Onsen, Nagano Prefecture, that operates a number of properties from rental lodges to full-service hotels. Peter first scoped out …
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Where to hike in Hakuba: top 5 hikes
4 months ago

Where to hike in Hakuba: top 5 hikes

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Long known as one of Asia’s top winter playgrounds, Hakuba is more than just a ski destination. As the snow melts and spring arrives, when even the mogul skiers have …
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How to spend a perfect day in Hokkaido with Habitat Hokkaido founder Henry Turner
4 months ago

How to spend a perfect day in Hokkaido with Habitat Hokkaido founder Henry Turner

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Henry Turner is a British national who was born in Singapore, but grew up in Hong Kong and West London. Having worked in London, Hong Kong and Singapore, he chose …
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Where to ski in Myoko Kogen
4 months ago

Where to ski in Myoko Kogen

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Myoko Kogen is not simply one ski area. Depending upon your definition of “Myoko” you could be talking of a mountain, a town, or a number of ski resorts. Here is a breakdown of the main resorts followed by the all-important info on how to get here.
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