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.

The Aussie giving women a voice in the action sports world

Alexa Hohenberg is the Aussie behind 'Still Stoked' a website giving a voice to women in action sports. This is her success story. From...

Kanazawa, the authentic coastal Japan town for Nagano skiers

Art, history and food lovers, dreaming of travelling to Japan to ski and soak in culture when it's once again safe to adventure, we...

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...

Four different resorts for spring skiing in Japan

Japan is known for bucket loads of snow that falls by the metre throughout the season making spring skiing guaranteed. There's so much to...

The Snow Chasers guide to Nozawa Onsen snow resort in Japan

Jen and Mick, a.k.a The Snow Chasers, hit up Nozawa Onsen in Japan last season. This is their guide to Japan's most authentic feudal...

All you need to know about Japan’s new Lotte Arai ski...

Be safe, they said. Every Japanese person I told I was going to Arai had the same words. Stay safe, be safe, go safe....

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...

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....

Eat, ski, shrine, repeat – from Nagano to Kanazawa in Japan

For those already planning out their next Japan adventure (when it's safe to return once again) consider the city of Nagano and the resorts...

Insider’s travel and ski guide to Myoko Kogen, Japan

The Johnson family have recently taken over the Refre Hotel in Myoko, Kogen. They've filled us in on all things Myoko-related, so that you...

Why you need to ski Madarao in Japan before everyone else

Let's face it, it's hard to find a ski resort in Japan not filled with Australians. Most times you have to travel further afield...

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...

Must eats in Niseko, for skiing foodies in Japan

You won’t be disappointing any foodies with a ski trip to Niseko. As one of the snowiest places in the world, this resort has...

9 secret ski resorts of Japan you haven’t heard of, yet

Head to Niseko and Hakuba these days and you're more likely to hear an Aussie accent sitting next to you on the chairlift than...

Insider’s ski travel guide to Hakuba, Japan

Justine Fitzsimmons has been living in Hakuba for five seasons, working as a Senior Travel Consultant. She gives us her insider tips for where...

What it’s really like to be an Aussie “stuck” in Madarao...

Australian software developer, Dan Solo, first discovered Japan's infamous powder back in 1997 and has been snowboarding across the country every northern winter since. Dan...

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