Gunma, Japan – the ultimate onsen destination for après ski soaking

For serious powder snow lovers who want an authentic Japanese experience, Gunma is a must-ski stop with big mountains yet to be discovered by...

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...

Tenjindaira: Japan’s “sky god treasure room” for big mountain skiers

I first heard mention of Tenjindaira from an Aussie friend living in Niseko. It was just a quick aside but something in the way he...

The coolest ski apartments now for sale in Madarao, Japan

Dreaming of skiing or riding powder in Japan? We've got the inside track on a new apartment development in the coolest ski village in...

Three “hidden” ski resorts of Tohoku Japan to put on your...

Winter by winter, Australian skiers’ and snowboarders’ untracked-Japow addiction snowballs. So far, most of us get our hit from the big-shot destinations – Hakuba...

Ani, the deep powder resort in Japan you’ll have all to...

Until recently I’d never heard of Ani (not many people have) in Japan. Located up in the wilds of Akita Prefecture on the main...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

Gunma, Japan – go, ski/board there before everyone else does!

The Japan skiing of yesteryear - you know, no crowds, cheap lift passes - is not as easy to find now as even five...

Aviation geeks will love this hotel with flight simulator in Japan

Love planes in a slightly obsessive way? Then you will love this hotel near Haneda Airport in Tokyo. The Haneda Excel Hotel is opening the...

Aizu – the Japanese ski region with no crowds. None. Ever.

It's the mythical Japanese ski world that is just starting to get attention as the number one place you need to experience. It's called...

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