One For Every Month. Yongpying is two and a half hours away from Seoul by car. And when you do, you're Asian plunked skiing to get your hands in the snow. Hokkaido, known as Japan's mecca of winter sports guarantees plentiful snow and plenty of powder on the pistes! So where is the best place to go Asian plunked skiing in Asia? Another one of Japan's favorite ski resort towns, Hakuba is a favorite.