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6 bucket list items for skiing in Japan in 2024
7 months ago

6 bucket list items for skiing in Japan in 2024

By  •  Guides

Japan’s ski season is well underway, and, for the most part, things have picked up where they left off at the end of last season. There are a couple of …
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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 …
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Niseko reveals plans for construction of a new gondola
2 years ago

Niseko reveals plans for construction of a new gondola

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The owners of Niseko Grand Hirafu have announced plans for the construction of a new 10-person gondola to replace the existing Ace 2 Quad Center Four. The upgrade is slated …
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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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How to spend a perfect day in Hokkaido with Habitat Hokkaido founder Henry Turner
2 years 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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Niseko’s new mountain bike park will be free to use with more than 20km of trails
2 years ago

Niseko’s new mountain bike park will be free to use with more than 20km of trails

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Plans for a mountain bike park in Niseko have been approved by Kutchan Town, giving a green light to the construction of more than 20km of pedal-accessed trails, with the …
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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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Japan is having its snowiest ski season in a decade: here are the numbers to prove it
2 years ago

Japan is having its snowiest ski season in a decade: here are the numbers to prove it

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It will come as no surprise to anyone who’s seen the recent photos of chairlifts disappearing under metres of snow: Japan’s 2021/22 winter season has been one of the best …
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