All You Need to Know About Mt. Hakodate, One of the Top 3 Night Views in Japan

Given the highest possible rating of three Michelin stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan (published by the world-famous French company Michelin), the views from Mt. Hakodate (函館山), especially at nighttime, are spectacular and deserve to be on every traveler’s must-see list when traveling around the Hokkaido region. This article presents all the information you…

In Hokkaido This Summer 2017? Don’t Miss These 6 Special Summer Events!

Hakodate (函館) is one of the largest cities in Hokkaido (北海道). Regarded as one of the most enjoyable places to visit, Hakodate attracts tourists due to its historical buildings, beautiful scenery, and great local food. Not only is it a popular destination during winter with its powder snow and illumination events, but it has also…

3 Things that Prove the Winter Fun Isn’t Over in Hakodate!

The city of Hakodate is completely covered in white in winter and it features a couple of festivals in the months of January and February. Between the snow sculptures, illuminations and other charming sights, this city has everything you want in a winter event. Let’s see what makes Hakodate the best winter spot in Japan.…

Explore Hakodate’s Morning Market and See Seafood Galore!

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word Hakodate? For some, I think it would probably be Mt. Hakodate’s night view. For me, it’s actually food – seafood to be exact. The whole Hokkaido region is famous for its abundance of seafood and there’s one great place to experience…

4 Amazing Places that Will Make You Want to Visit Hakodate!

When I visited Hakodate (函館) in winter, there were a few places that I wanted to visit while I was there. As one of the bigger cities in Hokkaido, Hakodate has a lot to offer, from magnificent views to fresh seafood due to its location near the sea. 1. Morning market near JR Hakodate station…

Come See Hakodate’s Colorful Kousetsuen (Miharashi) Park!

This fall I went to Hakodate with my family for the first time but we didn’t really know much to see there. So after asking the hotel staff and looking through some pictures on different social media websites, I decided that we must go to Kousetsuen park, or also known as Miharashi. We were not…