Japanese Waste

One of the interesting thing I find when I go to other countries is to compare how they go about their day-to-day lives differently to home and to see if there is anything we can learn. Japan has one of the most extensive recycling systems in the world, but it also varies by prefecture and…

Muscle Atrophy

I knew that being inactive for 3 weeks would make me weaker but the pain has been much more in the forefront of my mind than any potential atrophy.

ACL/MCL Injury: Snowboarding into a Tree

So if you follow my instagram feed you will know that I got injured. View this post on Instagram Pretty bummed out MCL, possibly ACL 6weeks or surgery Will find out the verdict next week #accidentprone #sneakytree #kneeinjury #hopeful A post shared by Helen Read (@trektradewinds) on Jan 3, 2019 at 9:24pm PST On New…

A First-Timer’s Guide to Niseko

If you have never been to Niseko, it can be a bit confusing trying to figure out how the resort works and where you might want to be for your stay, so here is a little guide to help you decide. Nearest Airport: New Chitose Airport, Sapporo (CTS) New Chitose is an international airport but…