Hokkaido is Japan's northernmost prefecture. Its capital, Sapporo, is famous for its annual snow festival.
Milk Village is an ice cream parlour in Hokkaido that is strictly for adults only.
October 29, 2018
Do you like pottery? Do you want to test out your slab building-skills or get a special souvenir to bring back home? Look no further than Kobushi Kiln, the oldest pottery kiln in Hokkaido. Kobushi Kiln is a three-generation family kiln that was opened in 1946.
September 11, 2018
There are two main reasons why people generally visit Asahikawa, Hokkaido. One reason is Asahiyama Zoo, the most popular zoo in Hokkaido, and the other reason is ramen. To help guide me on which shops I should visit, I asked Asahikawa’s “Ramen Guy” for help.
July 24, 2018
Happen to miss the cherry blossoms in Tokyo or Osaka this year? No worries, it’s not too late to see them in Hokkaido!
May 1, 2018
The Sapporo Snow Festival manages to successfully bring together traditional and popular forms of Japanese culture, whilst also promoting stronger ties between international communities, never losing sight of the local Sapporo community at its core.
February 7, 2018
Rob sat down with Taiken to tell us a bit about what life is like as a guide in one of the top winter destinations on the planet, and why you shouldn’t fear the bears.
January 19, 2018
Winter is here and Hokkaido are already catching a huge helping of snow. While most visitors are going there for the skiing, what other fun things can people do there?
December 16, 2017
Abashiri is located on the east coast of north Hokkaido and it was great to visit in the autumn. The pink coral grass can be seen at this time of year, and there are birdwatching opportunities as well!
September 21, 2017
Located in Sapporo’s famous Odori Park, the Sapporo Ramen Show 2017 is on until Sunday, May 28!
May 23, 2017
Thousands of visitors travel each year to visit the shrine commemorating Emperor Meiji, with beautiful picturesque sceneries surrounding the religious grounds.
May 18, 2017
Getting online while traveling is crucial, and even if it has become very easy to do so in Japan with the apps Travel Japan WiFi and Japan Connected WiFi, lets take a look at some of the places in central Sapporo that offer reliable free WiFi spots.
April 11, 2017
If you miss snacks and food items from home, we have compiled a list of a few places in central Sapporo where you can get your fix.
February 22, 2017
If you find yourself in Hakodate, at the southern part of Hokkaido, know that there are many things you can do that lets you explore the city as a tourist, while also learning about its rich history. Here is a list of activities you can do whether you are a solo traveller or traveling with friends or family.
February 7, 2017