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.

Qantas launch direct flights Sydney to Sapporo for ski season

Qantas will launch new direct seasonal flights between Sydney and Sapporo, meeting a growing demand from Australians wanting to travel to the popular Japanese...

Skiing and boarding Madarao’s abandoned snow resorts

During the Japan ski boom of the 1980s, the nation's ski resorts were filled with long lift lines, crowded slopes and lots of money....

Tenjindaira, a big mountain Mecca for skiers and boarders in Japan

Over a decade ago I looked up a friend in Tokyo after a trip to Niseko and he suggested I catch the Shinkansen to...

The ultimate guide to buying a ski lodge in Japan

We've all dreamed about buying a ski lodge and moving to Japan to live a life of endless powder, right? With some tips...

One foodie’s dining guide to Akakura Onsen in Myoko Kogen

You go to Japan for the powder, right? Sure, if you can ski or snowboard. Our family ski trip to Myoko Kogen was booked...

Insider’s Guide to Sapporo with Dean Daniels

If you're heading to Niseko, Rusutsu, Kiroro or any other ski resort in the powder paradise of Hokkaido, Japan in the coming months, you'll...

How to pee in a toilet in Japan, a guide for...

Enter the hallowed pristine halls of Japanese ablutions and you may well regress to your potty training days when everything was new and foreign....

The new pod hotel in Niseko modeled on first class plane...

Japan's luxe capsule hotel chain, First Cabin, has opened in Niseko for those wanting a first class experience on an economy budget. The one star...

Singapore’s famous Wolf Burger food truck to launch in Niseko

All your burger dreams just came true in Japan this season. Singapore's gourmet burger brand Wolf Burgers are launching a food truck operation in...

An insider’s ski and travel guide to Niseko, Japan

Niseko is the powder Mecca of an already powder loaded Japan. It is, for many, the first ski resort in the land of the...

10 reasons to ski and snowboard in Nozawa Onsen Japan

You never forget your first time to Nozawa Onsen in Japan. It's not just the bucket loads of deep over the head powder snow...

Is this the best value pass for powder chasers around the...

We get it, your social feeds are flooded with big snow falls in the USA, Canada, Japan and beyond and we know you're losing...

Have some respect! The ultimate etiquette guide to skiing in Japan

We get it, you're on a ski or snowboard holiday, high on powder life and the sheer novelty of all things in 'planet Japan' brings...

Big mountains, big luxury: Japan’s best-kept secret resort

Japan's newest ski resort combines big mountain free ride skiing and snowboarding with ski in ski out luxury not far from Tokyo.  Lotte Arai resort...

Why everyone’s talking about Kiroro ski resort in Japan

Aussie Cameron Black has been living the Kiroro lifestyle in Japan for the past five years. He set up Double Black cafe in the...

Lost in ski town translation, funny signs in Japan

If you ski or snowboard in Japan you will pee your pants at some of the hilarious 'Janglish' (Japan English) signs in the ski...

Australia
Resort 3 Day 7 Day
Thredbo3 cm17 cm
Perisher1 cm11 cm
Charlotte Pass2 cm16 cm
Selwyn Snowfields2 cm14 cm
Hotham3 cm21 cm
Falls Creek3 cm22 cm
Mt Buller2 cm23 cm
Mt Baw Baw0 cm15 cm

Last updated - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000


New Zealand
Resort 3 Day 7 Day
Coronet Peak24 cm24 cm
The Remarkables23 cm28 cm
Cardrona31 cm31 cm
Treble Cone13 cm14 cm
Mt Hutt14 cm19 cm
Turoa14 cm20 cm
Whakapapa14 cm20 cm

Last updated - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000

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