The japow gods have once again returned to Niseko in full force this season. Since I was busy adulting, I only managed a week there in Feb 2018, but luckily there was still plenty of pow to be had. Loving it even more this season with the car which allowed us to avoid the great unwashed.
Confused about how to change your local currency to Japanese Yen? See these idiot-proof instructions and common money-changer tricks to be aware of. All layman terms only and no scary words in this post.
Did you know that you can send your bulky luggage within Japan and enjoy a hassle-free journey on public transport? I use it most often to send my snowboard bag to and from the airport. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of this magical Japanese invention.
As the 2016/2017 season draws to a close I think we can safely conclude that it was one of the worst seasons ever for Niseko with less than 8m of cumulative snowfall. Was lucky enough to squeeze out 3 pow days out of my week there in Feb 2017.
Week 6 of 6 at snowboard bootcamp: My self-inflicted torture sesh has FINALLY come to an end.
Week 5 of 6 at snowboard bootcamp: Skived off lessons this entire week!
Week 4 of 6 at snowboard bootcamp: Taking (and failing) the CASI Level 1 exams in the iciest conditions imaginable.