Recent Posts

December 30, 2015

Beating the Winter Blues in Hokkaido

During the cold weather nothing warms me up like a hot bowl of ramen.

October 1, 2015

Sapporo’s Autumn Festival and Octoberfest

As the old adage goes: eat, drink and be merry.

August 26, 2015

A Timeless Cultural Experience in Iwamizawa

Who knew that working with pumpkins could be so invigorating?

July 16, 2015

The Natural Splendor of Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park

Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, a park with waterfalls, pleasant nature walks and colorful rolling fields on various flowers.

May 8, 2015

A Summer of Fun in Niseko at the Hanazono Resort

Whether it’s skiing or zip lining, snowboarding or kayaking, Niseko always has something to offer those looking for a fun and event filled vacation.

April 6, 2015

Getting from Chitose Airport to Sapporo

A quick guide on how to travel from Chitose Airport to the city of Sapporo.

March 22, 2015

American Style Burgers in the Heart of Sapporo

A New York style burger joint in the heart of Sapporo.

December 29, 2014

Hokkaido’s Sensational Sweets

The sweet taste of Japan’s northern island.

December 12, 2014

Cuisine from Hokkaido: The Big Three

A sample of delicious meals from Hokkaido.

November 23, 2014

Hokkaido: Sapporo’s Bustle, Agriculture’s Abundance and Winter’s Charm

Famous for it’s winter weather, there is so much more to Hokkaido that is waiting to be discovered.