How awesome are snow trips? You get to hang out with your friends, conquer a mountain, carve up the snow and rehash it all over a well-earned beer at the end of the day.
On this side of the world we have started punishing the fake tan in preparation for summer, but the Northern Hemisphere has started looking gleefully ahead to another snow season.
So you’ve gone snowboarding at Perisher and tried heli-skiing at Coronet Peak, now it’s time to take your snow skills to Japan for an epic ski trip and an immersion into the amazing (and unique) Japanese culture.
If you're unsure of where to go this winter, New Zealand's snowy ski fields are calling out for a visit.
I know it probably doesn't quite feel like it now, but winter is on its way. Its coming I promise you. See: