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The latest news, snow reports and journals from our expert guides around the globe.

The Phattest accommodation in Hakuba is back for their 3rd season in Japan! For those of you unfamiliar with Hakuba, The Phat House is located in the small village known as Iwatake (Iwa-ta-ke) about 10 mins South of the...
"Firstly I'd personally like to thank you for joining our Hakuba trips over the last couple of seasons. It has been fun to host you all, showing you the great riding available in Hakuba and hopefully getting some of...
Greetings from Bill Barker... "I hope you scored your share of great powder turns this past northern winter. Those who visited Gulmarg with us certainly had their quota of awesome tree skiing, and plenty of superb days...
New Niseko! In an increasingly competitive market it is essential to create a unique product or service for our loyal World Snowfaris customers. This is why we have created a range of products and services to suit the...
World Snowfaris has recently teamed up with MOSS Snowsticks, a snowboard design company revolutionizing the snowboard and its overall design and shape so we can feel like we are surfing a wave. Exclusive Snowboarders...
Japan is fast becoming the world’s most popular snow holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Many ski resorts in Japan have experienced large growth and record numbers of visitors each year. It is easy to...
Japan has fast become the number one ski destination on the planet for many powder seekers!! Year in year out it produces what can only be described as perfection on a slope! Combine epic skiing / snowboarding...
Blog by Josh Allen (Manager of Reservations for World Snowfaris). Working in this industry certainly has its perks. When The Schneider Hotel owner Gardner, invited me over to Japan to check out his new apartments and...
“It’s too good not to!” we all said when Qantas released a cracking sale to Japan in May last year. The following feedback is from Sasha Emmery (Product Manager - World Snowfaris) who travelled with her family and...
Nozawa Onsen is located in the Northern part of the Nagano Prefecture and is fast becoming one of the most popular hot spring ski villages in Japan! Known for having 13 public hot springs that can be used free of charge...
Myoko Kogen is located in the Niigata Prefecture about 4 hours from Tokyo Narita International Airport. Myoko Kogen is surrounded by many excellent mountain villages, each unique in their own way. The Village of Akakura...
World Snowfaris Senior Consultant, Josh Allen, interviews Triple Winter Olympian, Steve Lee, about his Hakuba Powder Tours... 1. Tell us about yourself Steve. What does Steve Lee do besides tear mountains to shreds? I...
Flying is the most popular, cheapest and recommended way of getting to Sapporo (the capital city of Hokkaido) and the main gateway to Niseko. Most people coming from Australia arrive into Japan at either Tokyo/Narita...
So you have saved up all your pennies, booked your accommodation in Japan, done your research on the best runs, the closest onsens to bath in, and all the cool restaurants you want to try! Now you just have to get there...
Everyone is talking about SKIING/SNOWBOARDING in JAPAN these days which is GREAT but this means EVERYONE is wanting to GO and now there is very little availability left for Dec15/Jan16 and selling fast for Feb 2016. The...