What’s New at Niseko Resort in Winter 2022/2023

Niseko is gearing up for the return of international tourists for winter 2022/2023 as Japan gradually opens its borders. By the time season 2022/2023 rolls around, it will have been almost 3 years since the Niseko resort saw any overseas tourists. There have been many changes during this time. Old businesses have closed or moved […]

From holidays to ski racing, reflections of a 14 year old

We love to share our passion for skiing and snowboarding with others here at Hokkaido Ski Club. We teach children and adults how to ski and snowboard during their winter holidays. They come back every year, and it brings us so much joy to see them improve and enjoy their time on the mountain. However, […]

How to plan for a ski vacation with kids

Organising your children on any given day is hard work. Let alone trying to do so for a ski holiday. How many changes of clothes do the kids need? What’s the quickest way to the accommodation? What activities can they enjoy that will also give you some downtime? Planning a holiday can be a nightmare […]

How to dress right for the snow

Children must be dressed warmly in the snow

A trip to the snow can be lots of fun, but wearing the wrong gear can ruin a great day. Whether you are a skier, snowboarder, or observer, wearing the right clothes will keep you warm and make the cold weather extremely enjoyable. Always look to the weather forecast when packing for your trip. Some […]

Best of Furano in Autumn Itinerary (3 days, 2 nights)

Visitors from all over Japan (and the world pre-covid) are drawn to Furano’s flower fields in summer and snowy mountains in winter. However, the best time to visit this central Hokkaido town, yet often overlooked, is autumn. This picturesque time of year shows off brilliant displays of vibrant golden and red hues. Meanwhile, every foodie’s […]

Accommodation Review: Fenix Furano

Furano in Hokkaido, Japan is fast growing in popularity as a must-visit destination in Japan. There are many accommodation options, such as Fenix Furano, to choose from. This review of Fenix Furano offers insight into the various aspects of the accommodation that we believe travellers consider important when making decisions on where to stay.  We hope this […]

Accommodation Review: Club Med Tomamu

Having a positive experience is the pinnacle of any family ski holiday or summer vacation. There are many elements that make a memorable holiday, especially the type of accommodation you stay in and the services available to you. This review of Club Med Tomamu offers insight into the various aspects that we believe travellers consider important when making […]