An escape to the snow; the ultimate chill out.
For someone coming from a hot Australian climate, there's something about the cold and the white which clears the mind and re-energises the body.
Transforming landscapes with every fall, snow can be both brutal and beautiful.
After 10 days recently spent skiing in Nagano, Japan, at Hakuba and Myoko Kogen resorts, here's some of my favourite scenes of snow.
Music: Everloving Arms by Kristina Train