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    6 Best Ski Resorts in Sapporo

    Sapporo is one of the best areas in Japan to enjoy skiing. Almost everyday in the season, fresh powder coats the slopes, making skiing and snowboarding easy and pleasant for every skill level and age. The area hosted the 1972 Winter Olympic Games for good reason and the snow in […]

     
     
  • 6-Day Hokkaido Itinerary Winter

    6-Day Hokkaido Itinerary Winter

    Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan is a popular winter destination in the world. This beautiful island has a lot to offer you (budget and luxury tourists and everyone in between). According to my experience, Hokkaido is a paradise for nature and adventure seekers as you will find many hiking […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Autumn

    10 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Autumn

    Autumn has arrived in Hokkaido! The days are getting shorter and the weather cooling off and a lot of things are going to happen from viewing momiji to eating out delicious foods in local restaurants. Eating ramen is a must-do thing whenever you visit Sapporo, and the capital city of […]

     
     
  • 8 Most Beautiful Lakes in Hokkaido

    8 Most Beautiful Lakes in Hokkaido

    The Hokkaido region of Japan is the northernmost region in the country. It is the second largest of Japan’s islands. It is a mountainous region, full of incredible sights, and less populated than the largest island to the South, Honshu. Numerous parks and other wilderness areas both protect these unique […]

     
     
  • 7-Day in Hokkaido Itinerary – September

    7-Day in Hokkaido Itinerary – September

    Hokkaido, with its earliest fall foliage spots, is one of the best places to visit in Japan in September (early autumn). Those leaf-peeping spots are located in Daisetsuzan National Park, where famous Hokkaido brown (grizzly) bears live in the wild. If you intend to enjoy nature and wildlife in Hokkaido, […]

     
     
  • JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass – Useful Guide

    JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass – Useful Guide

    Getting around in Japan is very easy thanks to the country’s extensive public transit system. Japanese railways are some of the best and most advanced in the world. Since so many tourists come to the country, Japanese Railways has set up a foreigner-exclusive rail pass for the popular Kanto, Tohoku, […]

     
     
  • 8 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Summer

    8 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Summer

    It is summer in Sapporo now! Snow is no longer visible on the top of the surrounding mountains. Trees of different kinds seem shiny as their branches are now covered with green leaves. Early blooming summer flowers can be spotted down the streets and in parks, while there are many […]

     
     
  • 10-Day in Tokyo and Hokkaido Itinerary – December

    10-Day in Tokyo and Hokkaido Itinerary – December

    In Japan, we always get to experience all four season. If you take a trip to Japan in early December, you will be able to experience two seasons, late autumn and early winter. How cool is that! Do you really want to see autumn leaves and have fun in the […]

     
     
  • Spring in Sapporo | Travel Guide 2020

    Spring in Sapporo | Travel Guide 2020

    Want to visit Sapporo in 2020? Will it be in spring? Most people think that winter is the best time to visit Hokkaido, but the island is well worth a visit in any season. If you want to experience something awe-inspiring in Sapporo during spring, especially when sakura are in […]

     
     
  • 8-Day in Hokkaido Itinerary (August)

    8-Day in Hokkaido Itinerary (August)

    Looking for things to do in Hokkaido in August? There is plenty to do and see – flower viewing in Biei and Furano, road trip around Lake Toya, Tomamu’s unkai terrace, Sapporo underground shopping streets, sunflower field in Hokuryu town, fireworks watching at Toyako Onsen and so on. Is flower […]

     
     
 
 

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