A central town in Hokkaido known for its picturesque landscape, Furano holds one novel treasure: Ningle Terrace, a group of 15 cottages hidden in the woods next to one of Furano’s most popular resorts, New Furano Prince Hotel.
Sensei Awesome, which is the nickname we have given my daughter’s teacher, invited the parents to come for a day of udon noodle making at school. Kids and their parents were given the opportunity to make hand-made udon noodles and they were fabulous!
In Furano, bike riding is a fantastic way to explore and has a good value at 200 yen per hour. Because Furano has rich and delicious food at many attractions, bike riding is also a good way to sample local delights without adding to your waistline. In Japan, helmets are not compulsory for adults so if you prefer to wear one, bring it along.
One of the famous sightseeing spots in Furano is "Farm Tomita". From the beginning of June to the end of August, a trolley train called "Norokko-go" runs between Asahikawa and Furano. And only for the period, a station called Lavender is made nearby Farm Tomita. From the station to Farm Tomita, it takes about 10 minutes by walk. If you like to see more lavenders, please get off the train at Nakafurano station. If you walk down for about 10 minutes from Nakafurano station to Farm Tomita, you will see the municipal lavender garden. There are not only lavenders but also sunflowers and poppies in the garden. There is a […]