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150 Asian adventures: Skiing and boarding

Asia’s snowsport gets little attention internationally yet arguably offers the most diverse experiences of any region of the planet thanks to its varied seasonality, topographies and cultures
Pyongyang Marathon

North Korea: sports tourism

Sporting events have long been a conduit for engaging with North Korea, be it from exchanges of taekwondo teams to one-offs such as the first cricket game played there in 2009.

Prime powder plays

Logging some slope-time this winter? With Japan the playground of choice for most boarders and skiers, we take a quick tour of some of...
Korea skiing

The new Korean wave

Easy on the wallet. Easy-to-access slopes. Easy-going people. Korea makes quick winter breaks a doddle. Let’s speak plainly here: Korea is not the destination of...
Pillows of lovely pow

Great white slopes, part II: northern exposure

Our focus in the second half of our series on Japan's best winter resorts turns to the northern island of Hokkaido. Though most of...

Great white slopes

The first of a two-part look at the best of Japan's winter scene checks out the resorts of Honshu Japan undoubtedly has the best...
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Cat Tien National Park

It’s just getting light as I walk out the front gate of the Forest Floor Lodge.

Adventure capitals: Dalat

By Steve White Built by the French in colonial days as a hill station hideaway from the heat of lower altitudes, today Dalat is the...
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Local hero: John Mark ‘Marama’ Tokong

Born on Siargao Island, the Philippines’ surf capital, Marama started surfing at 6-years-old. He had a good mentor: his uncle Rodolfo ‘Usot’ Alcala, three-time...
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