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Ever Fancied Seeing a Penguin Parade Up Close? Then Check Out Asahiyama Zoo!

Japan love their animals, that’s for sure. Every city you visit comes with an array of animal-centric activities that can be difficult find anywhere else. Hokkaido is no different; here you’ll be able to get up close to see some adorable penguins at Asahiyama Zoo! Asahiyama Zoo Author’s photo The zoo in Asahikawa is famous…

Experience Winter Snow All Year ’Round at the Hokkaido Ice Pavilion

Do you love winter so much that you would like to experience it all year ’round? Then why not head to the Hokkaido Ice Pavilion, and enjoy a day of excitement and adventure in the freezing ice! The pavilion is covered with giant icicles on its walls and ceilings which have been growing continuously for…

Ayako Miura Literature Museum: Perfect Way to Get to Know the Legendary Novelist

Don’t you love learning obscure facts about your favourite author? I do! For fans of Ayako Miura or anyone intrigued by her career, the Ayako Miura Literature museum is the best place to explore her masterful works and see her legacy in person. Best-Selling Novelist Ayako Miura  A post shared by Mengjia Fu (@ffelixgd)…

3 Beautiful Hidden Destinations in Asahikawa, Hokkaido

The second largest city in Hokkaido is Asahikawa. It has been considered as the core city since 2000. It is well-known for Asahiyama zoo and Asahiyama ramen. It is also popular for its lumber, brewing industries as well as the production of furniture and paper pulp. However, there are several other things you can actually…

Biei, Hokkaido: Diamond in the Rough

Hidden deep in the town of Biei, Aoiike is a lake which is blue in color. Due to the natural minerals that dissolved in the water with the reflection of the sunlight, the water of the lake looks blue, or sometimes green depending on the weather and the amount of sunlight. There are some drying…

The Best Zoo in Japan: Asahiyama Zoo in Hokkaido!

The best zoo in Japan, Asahiyama Zoo Have you heard of Asahiyama zoo? This zoo got first prize in a few Japanese zoo rankings such as on trip adviser. In this article, I will tell you the reasons why Asahiyama zoo got the first prize and what it’s special features are! pilotfree.com/ 1. Exhibition types…