Richie Johnston getting blue bird fresh lines at Myoko Akakura

Japan Road Trip

Taking a trip to snowboard again at the old haunts from my Snow-search Japan writing days has been well-etched in my mind for the past few years. At the end of my rather compressed season in Hokkaido, Japan this year I managed to squeeze in a week-long road trip in Honshu, revisiting the resorts of[…]

Evening lights in Niseko from Kutchan town - by Keith Stubbs

Another Japan Stint!

Time is becoming a much more valuable commodity in my life these days. It was very hard to drag myself away from New Zealand this year, especially with 360qw going so well and the sun in Wanaka shining so strong. None-the-less I’m back in Niseko, Japan, working on the ground with the 360niseko boys (it’s[…]

Marina Bay... a cruise liner shaped hotel and a lotus shaped museum

12 hours in Singapore!

En-route back to NZ from South Africa last week I managed to squeeze in a short stopover in Singapore. When I say stopover, there wasn’t really much “over” about it. Really it was 12 crazy jam-packed hours exploring the delights of this wonderful city. This is my 12 hours in Singapore through the lens(es) of[…]

Hanging with the lions!

While on a short trip to South Africa, I had the opportunity to visit The Boskoppie Lion and Tiger Reserve. This is not a zoo, it’s a reserve! Space is extensive and many of the fully-grown cats are slowly introduced back in to the wild when possible. Boskoppie rescues lions and tigers from other “parks”[…]