Ski + Snowboarding

Itinerary of a ski trip in Honshu [VIDEO INSIDE]

Itinerary of a ski trip in Honshu [VIDEO INSIDE]

Planning our ski trip in Honshu wasn't easy, as there are more than 500 ski resorts to choose from! Talking about being spoiled when skiing in Japan... With only 10 days on the road, we choose to stay in 3 different places and move from there: Minakami, Nozawaonsen and Myoko... 

Skiing in Japan: 10 things that will make you pack your bags and go

Skiing in Japan: 10 things that will make you pack your bags and go

One day I went skiing in Japan -and it literally changed my life. First days in that legendary powder and I was hooked. I went from enjoying it to LOVIN' IT! There's skiing, and there's skiing in Japan. And that's two different things...

Après-Ski in Niseko: 10 good addresses

Après-Ski in Niseko: 10 good addresses

Thanks to the near-constant storm cycles coming from Siberia, Hokkaido's mountains are renowned for having some of the most consistent, lightest powder on Earth. With its laid-back, surfing-town vibe, Niseko is the most popular town of the island...

Powder Hunt in Hokkaido : a Ski Trip in Japow

Powder Hunt in Hokkaido : a Ski Trip in Japow

With an average annual snowfall of 15 meters, it's clear why Hokkaido is known as one of the hottest ski destinations in the world. Located in northern Japan, the island gets the cold air from Siberia across the Sea of Japan, which results in the ski resorts being absolutely DUMPED with dry powder. 

Road Trip in Hokkaido #3 : Jozankei, Hokkaido's Fairy Tale Town

Road Trip in Hokkaido #3 : Jozankei, Hokkaido's Fairy Tale Town

Jozankei is a hot spring village lost in Shikotsu-Toya National Park, an hour from Sapporo. In winter, the atmosphere is particularly special, as the onsen's hot steam blowing out of the ground contrasts with the snow-covered landscape. In this very town, we've lived one of the most beautiful experiences since we started traveling 4 years ago...

Road Trip in Hokkaido #2 : Sapporo & Teine ski resort

Road Trip in Hokkaido #2 : Sapporo & Teine ski resort

Day after day in the season, the snow is getting deeper, the landscapes whiter and the city increasingly beautiful with her thick white coat. Sapporo is the most convenient destination for a 4 days trip in Hokkaido: obviously for the snow, plus a great food scene, nightlife and plenty to do.

Road Trip in Hokkaido #1 : Otaru, Kiroro & Kokusai Under The Snow

Road Trip in Hokkaido #1 : Otaru, Kiroro & Kokusai Under The Snow

First stop of our Hokkaido ski trip: Otaru, Kiroro and Kokusai! Not only the views are stunning and the Japanese atmosphere unique, but the powder in Hokkaido is champagne of the finest type, being not only one of the deepest but also the liiightest in the world! A detail that change my love for snowboard to addiction.