Japan

From the best ski resorts to what to wear, how to ‘onsen’, best coffees, insider guides and more. If you’re skiing in Japan we’ve got you covered.

How to ski powder in Japan – tips from an instructor...

Powder. You love it or you hate it. You’re either cutting through waist-deep snow, hollering as you get the deepest turns of your life....

There’s a ski pass in Japan that covers 21 ski resorts…

We've found the best value multi resort lift pass offer in Japan and it includes some of the country's best powder snow fields. The Shinetsu...

Aman Resorts to open wellness inspired hotel in Niseko

Niseko has officially become an uber luxe destination with the launch of the Park Hyatt this season and now the officianados of style, Aman...

16 things to know before your first or fiftieth ski and...

There's never enough time, space, blog posts to reveal all you need to know about Japan. Sometimes you've just got to go and figure...

9 must have apps to make your Japan ski trip even...

Planet Japan, that crazy nation that blows your senses apart and rebuilds them in a kaleidoscope of colour conflict - vending machines that sell...

5 reasons you should ski and board Japan’s Nozawa Onsen in...

It's November, and you know what that means. Ski resorts all over the Northern Hemisphere start getting plenty of snowfall. They post photos on Facebook,...

How to be a powder hound seeking solace in a popular...

Being born to sun loving parents my childhood holidays did not involve groomers, goggles or gondolas. A university ski trip to Jindy in the early...

Niseko cements itself on the luxury circuit with this hotel opening

If it wasn't for the iconic Mt Yotei, those who skied Niseko in the 80s and 90s would be forgiven for not recognising the...

Stay in Otaru and ski three resorts in Japan you’ve never...

So you’ve hit up Niseko many times and are now looking to get off the well beaten ski and board track in Japan. Fancy some...

You can rent this entire ski resort in Japan for you...

We need to talk about Togari Onsen Resort. Seriously, we do.  This little cousin to Nozawa Onsen and Madarao Kogen can be seen from the...

8 reasons it’s people, not powder, that makes skiing in Japan...

Every season tens of thousands of skiers and boarders flock to Japan in search of Japan's famous light dry blower powder. But ask anyone who...

Two ski resorts in Japan barely anyone knows about, yet…

The Japan ski season is fast approaching (as if you didn't know). That means blower powder, ramen noodles, late night karaoke and onsen soaking....

Best multi resort guided ski and snowboard tours in Japan

Japan is like a lolly shop for sugar addicts, walk through the door and watch your eyes grow bigger than your head. Where to...

Buy this Japan ski lodge for the price of a Sydney...

Snow changers unite, we've found another lodge that could be yours for a steal, this time in Akakura Onsen in Myoko Kogen in Japan,...

Stay for free at Madarao’s newest ski lodge in Japan

Chances are you've had ski and snowboard friends tell you about Madarao, Japan. Well, those that like to boast anyway. The rest stay quiet...

5 killer package deals to ski and board in Japan this...

It's starting to feel a lot like pre northern ski season as we count the days down until the lifts start turning in Japan....

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