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Niseko Is Japan’s Mythical Powder Paradise

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After three sunny days, Niseko is finally getting back to normal. It's snowing. I'm with a dozen members of a snowboard club from Tokyo, and together we zip down a short run covered in fairy dust, then ride the lift back to the top of the mountain, only to discover that, in the ten minutes we spent on the chair, a fresh sifting of white [...]

Top five reasons to ski in Japan

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1. No jetlag Jetlag can take days to adjust to and can seriously impact an active holiday from muscle fatigue to missing out on apres fun. The time difference between the east coast of Australia and the ski fields of Japan is just two hours, so when it's 6.00am in Japan it's 8.00am in on the east coast of Australia (even better if you're in [...]