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My Ski Season Top 5, Niseko, Japan

The Team May 10th, 2012

Having passed my ski instructor’s qualification in Queenstown, New Zealand in June 2009, I had the challenging task of finding a job in a ski resort for the 2009/10 season.  By chance, I shared a chairlift with a chap who had completed a season in Japan. My first question (and most other’s first question) was “You can ski in Japan?” Not only can you ski in Japan, you may well have your best skiing experience in this majestic country.

Perfect skiing in Japan

I ended up spending an incredible season in Niseko in the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Coming up with a top five is very difficult, I’ll give it a go however, see what you think: Read the rest of this entry »