Homestays and Farmstays

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Imagine waking up to the sound of a rooster on a farm in New Zealand, or sitting around a kitchen table with a Tuscan family to enjoy a homemade Italian meal. Sound appealing? If you're sick of sterile hotel rooms and you'd like to get a closer look at the local culture on your next trip, you may want to consider a homestay or farmstay. [...]

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 [...]

Farmstay – how to have a great holiday without paying the earth

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The concept of ‘farmstay’ has been around for some time. Farmstay, as the name suggests, relates to staying on a farm, and is growing in popularity as a holiday option. This is due to the unique nature of the holiday and in most cases, the high affordability. Farmstay – why are they cheap? Why is a farmstay likely to be a more affordable holiday than [...]

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 [...]

What Everyone Should Know About Skiing in Japan

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How to navigate the emerging winter mecca. For the past decade, Japan has been gaining traction with America’s snow obsessives. No wonder, with the dollar trouncing the yen and a maritime climate that drops insanely good powder for a full five months. The best conditions are on the northernmost island of Hokkaido, which gets 600 inches of snowfall annually, nearly twice that of Vail. Families [...]

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