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Hokkaido

Top ski resorts near Sapporo
5 months ago

Top ski resorts near Sapporo

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Sapporo is Hokkaido’s capital and largest city, home to nearly 2 million people and a massive range of options for drinking, dining and entertainment. Luckily for skiers, there are several …
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“Don’t watch this video if you love snowboarding or skiing”, says Hokkaido vlogger Neil Hartmann
1 year ago

“Don’t watch this video if you love snowboarding or skiing”, says Hokkaido vlogger Neil Hartmann

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Hokkaido resident Neil Hartmann makes some fantastic videos about living in one of the snowiest places on earth, and if you haven’t seen any we highly recommend checking them our …
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How to spend a perfect day in Niseko with Nisade Project Manager Andres Sarmiento
2 years 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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Flying at 110 km/h: introducing Niseko’s newest summer attraction
2 years ago

Flying at 110 km/h: introducing Niseko’s newest summer attraction

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Visitors to Niseko will now be able to hit the speeds of a top World Cup ski racer, but you won’t need years of lessons or even a pair of …
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Falling in love with Niseko’s Soga district: home to the world’s best soba
2 years ago

Falling in love with Niseko’s Soga district: home to the world’s best soba

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The vast area of ski resorts, small towns and natural landmarks that is often blanketly referred to as “Niseko” attracts visitors for many different reasons. Danny Geerken, a real estate …
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“More to Niseko than just pow”: here’s what makes Hokkaido special all year round
2 years ago

“More to Niseko than just pow”: here’s what makes Hokkaido special all year round

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Submissions to this year’s Niseko Shootout Short Film Festival were highly entertaining, and if you have an hour and fifty-two minutes to spend watching them, we’d highly recommend it.

Alternatively, …
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How good is heli skiing in Hokkaido?
2 years ago

How good is heli skiing in Hokkaido?

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If we were to try and describe a perfect day on skis in Japan, it might look a lot like the footage in the video above. The day was captured …
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Cat skiing in Tomamu, Hokkaido’s “best value” backcountry experience
2 years ago

Cat skiing in Tomamu, Hokkaido’s “best value” backcountry experience

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Filmmaker and photographer Neil Hartmann has been based in Hokkaido since ’91, and his Youtube channel is a consistent source of entertainment and information on adventure in the region (Neil’s …
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Guide to Hokkaido backcountry skiing: where are the best spots?
3 years 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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These guys built a cabin on a Japanese kei truck and took a winter road trip through Hokkaido
3 years ago

These guys built a cabin on a Japanese kei truck and took a winter road trip through Hokkaido

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Adventure of the best kind. Charlie Wood and Henry Johnson set out on a winter road trip through central Hokkaido in a Japanese kei truck on which they’ve built a …
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