He stole the secret of whisky and a wife - and his drop is among the best, writes Stephen Phelan.
If only all ski holidays could be like this, writes Anna Anderson.
Stephen Phelan braves the elements at Sapporo's Snow Festival before seeking shelter and a glass of beer.
Keith Austin takes in the purified air in Japan and gets a buzz.
The Japanese have a festival for every season. Maria Visconti dons her dancing geta and joins the fun.
Nowhere celebrates like Asia, and there's a festival for everyone.