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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...

New ski developments to open in Niseko on December 1

YTL Hotels’ Niseko Village on the island of Hokkaido in the north-east of Japan, is gearing up for a thriving winter season with the...

The A to Z of winter in Japan for first timers...

Planning to ski and snowboard Japan? You'll need our guide - the A to Z to the land of bottomless powder, extreme politeness, culinary delights,...

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...

10 coffee dens in Tokyo for skiers heading to Japan

Coffee snobs skiing in Japan will be rewarded with the country's new third wave coffee obsession. Andy Solo goes in search of ten of...

An insider’s guide to life in Niseko with Miranda Wright

Miranda Wright has been coming to Niseko since 2004 - long before it became one of the most well-known ski resorts in Japan. She runs...

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...

The Niseko lodge with direct access to untracked powder with a...

So you’re planning your ski trip to Japan. You want somewhere that’s easy to get to, and where you can meet other like-minded snow...

The secret to skiing in Japan is February

With up to seventeen metres of snow a season, there isn't a bad time to ski in Japan. But some months are better than...

The chic new apartment hotel for skiers opening in Furano, Japan

Furano sits in the belly button of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido and is the hidden gem that your Japanese powder dreams are made...

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...

Beating ski anxiety on the slopes of Niseko (or anywhere)

It was supposed to be one of the best days of the season in Niseko. 40cm of fresh powder had hit Hirafu overnight, and...

Five Japanese ski resorts you haven’t heard of

If you’ve ever looked into skiing in Japan, you probably know all about Niseko, Hakuba and Nozawa – some of the more popular resorts...

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...

Onsen etiquette when skiing in Japan

How to act like a local when bathing in Japan's mineral onsens.  There's so much to love about skiing in Japan. Big powder. Big mountains....

What it’s really like to be a foreigner stuck in Niseko...

Australian childcare worker, Bec Tonks, 31, first took up snowboarding in the southern winter of 2018 and was hooked. By February 2019 she’d taken...

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