Dangerous History: The Abashiri Prison Museum

Abashiri Prison Museum is located in the city of Abashiri in Hokkaido, Japan. Constructed in the 1890s, it was used as a facility for the incarceration of dangerous criminals and political prisoners. In recent years, it has turned into an open-air museum. makanangin-travel.blogspot.com/ Founding Abashiri Prison breezbay-group.com/ The story of Abashiri Prison’s founding takes place…

Hokkaido: Best Spot to Hit the Slopes in Winter!

Hokkaido is the coldest part of Japan and is well-known for its beautiful snowfall during winter. It has a very good quality of snow which led to the popularity if winter sports in the area. There are many resorts which offer an unforgettable winter sports experience. Here are some of the places. Niseko japanesesearch.com/ Niseko…

Japan’s all girl theatre extravaganza – Takarazuka Revue!

If you spend any amount of time in Japan, especially if you’re in the Kansai area you are bound to notice posters and advertisements for stage shows with a difference. You might think the leading males all look a bit feminine but there is a reason for that – the posters are for the Takarazuka…

2 Famous Genghis Khan Restaurants in Sapporo That will Make you Crave for More

The fourth largest city in Japan is Sapporo. It is the birthplace of some popular Japanese dishes such as miso ramen. Another unique dish is the jingisukan, also known as “Genghis Khan.” This is a barbecued lamb dish which was a popular dish among Mongolian soldiers in the past. anbe.jp/ Although the origin of Genghis…

2 Breathtaking Spots To Feel The Magic of Hokkaido

Hokkaido is popularly known all over Japan not only for its cold climate but for unspoiled nature as well. It is considered to be Japan’s second largest island. It attracts many tourists because of its outdoor activities. Here are two of Hokkaido’s most recommended places to visit which offer beautiful scenery. Taushubetsugawa Kyoryo chillout-camera.blog.so-net.ne.jp/ Taushubetsugawa…

Annual Winter Wonders at Sapporo Snow Festival!

Do you live in a tropical country with no snow? Or are you simply fond of snow? Sapporo, a city in Hokkaido, celebrates a snow festival annually. People from all over the Japan and from overseas visit Sapporo to witness the enchanting winter wonderland of Sapporo Festival. alljapantours.com/ Why fo there? wickedweirdworld.com/ Sapporo Snow Festival…

Things to Do In and Around Wakkanai Park, Hokkaido

Wakkanai Kōen (稚内公園) is a large park in the west of the town, which has over 4,000 wild cherry trees. Besides the nature, the park has historical monuments and statues with interesting stories, for example Monument of the Nine Maidens. There are a lot of nice spots around here, you should definitely visit it when…

7 Affordable Hotels in Sapporo City, Hokkaido

Sapporo City in Hokkaido is home to the Yuki Matsuri (Snow Festival), Sapporo beer and the Sapporo Summer Festival. There are many reasons to visit this great city. Before starting your travel around the capital of Hokkaido, make sure you already booked a room in a hotel to save your time. There are many hotels…

Discover the untouched beauty of Shiretoko National Park, Hokkaido

Shiretoko National Park is one of the biggest Japanese natural parks, and is located in Shiretoko Peninsula, the easternmost part of Hokkaido. Up to three fourth of the peninsula are unreachable by land transportation. A lot of flora and fauna can be found in the park, and the best known animal living here is Japan’s…
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