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When people think of Genghis Khan, they don’t usually think of Japan. But, did you know that he has a popular dish named after him? It’s available in certain places across Japan and Asia but is best enjoyed in the snowy island of Hokkaido, in Northern Japan. Genghis Khan to...

The best way to enjoy food is combining it with both excellent taste and artistic presentation. It can help you to enjoy your meal if you are seated in a comfortable chair and surrounded by the tastefully designed ambience. If you plan to spend a special occasion or simply...

Most people already know that you are bound to discover a variety of what some may consider very strange food here in Japan. However, did you know that you can actually eat a dancing squid? That’s right, up on the northern island of Hokkaido, you can eat a squid...

I love chocolate, I think most people do! And, I found an amazing place to feed my chocolate addiction in Sapporo. A real working chocolate factory - Ishiya Chocolate Factory, that even lets you try your hand at making your own cookies! Shiroi Koibito Park planetyze.com/ The Shiroi Koibito Park is more...

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...

Kiranoyu Onsen is a community onsen located in Niseko town which is approximately a 15-minute drive from Hirafu in the Niseko Ski Resort and Onsen Area. It is far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the ski town that in most cases, you may find yourself and...

Niseko is well known for being a great onsen area and after a hard day on the slope, there is nothing better than heading to one of the many onsens scattered around the area. If you are lucky enough to have access to a car then Yuki Chichibu is...

Yugokorotei is the perfect place to head for a relaxing afternoon enjoying a pork lunch and an onsen in a beautiful setting. Its location in Niseko Annupuri means that it is a great alternative for a day's rest from the ski slopes of Niseko. niseko-annupurionsen.com/ The Baths niseko-annupurionsen.com/ The onsen, although quite...

Colorful crops along with giant fields of lavender line Farm Tomita in Nakafurano of Hokkaido. It is one of the scenic vistas in the region which allows tourists to visit and walk along. Since the start of the cultivation of the lavender for essence in 1958, the farm has...

Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort is a small resort found in the Niseko Ski Area of Hokkaido. People started skiing on Mt Moiwa as early as 1919 when they had to hike up to enjoy the plentiful powder and it's still the perfect place to head for a powder day....

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