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Niseko Powder Adventure

Our first holiday to Hokkaido for an unforgettable week in Niseko. We had made a promise to make it to Japan for a ski trip at least once before we left Asia, ironically for me this trip was originally inspired by tales of pristine powder and almost year-round snow in an article of Action Asia that I read pretty much when we got off the plane in Singapore over ten years ago! The trip to Hokkaido takes two steps, the first long haul journey from Singapore to Tokyo (Narita) followed by a domestic hop northwards to Sapporo. We then jumped […]

Lotta Jumps Out Of A Plane

Lotta was in New Zealand for a regional conference (the 2010 one was in South Africa) and despite her tough schedule she managed to find some time to go sky-diving! This was the same venue where I also jumped out of a plane during our New Zealand holiday so it was a perfect opportunity for Lotta to catch up. In fact she even surpassed my achievement, and jumped from even higher up!