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
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
My recent trip to Sapporo in Hokkaido left me in a state of wondrous high, desperately trying to cling to any memory made from the trip. So here is my recommendation for five magical winter days in Sapporo.
February 1, 2017
Once you arrive you have to travel up the longest escalator I’ve seen in Japan to get to the base. There are also stairs but I wouldn’t advise it. Especially if you’ve just cycled up with a three-year-old.
August 31, 2016
The Clock Tower in Sapporo was built in 1878 and is the oldest building in Sapporo. It is a very popular site for tourists to visit and is the symbol for Sapporo and for Hokkaido. The star on its tower can be seen on many Hokkaido products.
July 31, 2016
Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park located in Takino Hills just to the south of Sapporo, is one of the most beautiful parks in Hokkaido. The picturesque way to getting here is amazing too, with many hills and trees all along.
June 6, 2016
I started running about five years ago and I try to run most days. I have a number of routes around Sapporo that take me along rivers, through mountains, past temples and along busy main roads. However, this is Hokkaido, and it snows from December to March.
March 11, 2016
One of the places in Japan that have many exciting attractions in winter is Sapporo. If you want to see a really big pile of snow just on the side of the main street, you can!! And because there is a lot of snow in Hokkaido, this is where you have the chance to see the biggest snow festival in Japan, Sapporo Snow Festival!
February 25, 2016