Sapporo has the Ultimate Chocolate Lovers Dream: A Real Life Chocolate Factory!

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 than just the…

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…

Soak up in a Relaxing Onsen in Niseko after a Long Day on the Slopes!

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 only a few locals enjoying the…

Ladies, Relax and Enjoy an Amazing Mud Bath and More in Niseko!

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 one of the best onsens in…

Yugokorotei: Enjoy a Gorgeous Onsen and Delicious Lunch in Niseko Annupuri

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 small, has one…

Why Were the Gorgeous Flower Fields of Farm Tomita Created?

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 actually been selling many of its…

Moiwa Ski Area: A Powder Paradise For Skiers of All Levels!

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. Even though Moiwa has a lower…

A Gorgeous View, Delicious Traditional Food and a Relaxing Onsen at Hotel Izumi!

One of the hardest tasks on every vacation is planning for accommodation. Save for the ideal scenario of living in a well-equipped and energy-sufficient van, which is rare in Japan, hotels, ryokans or the up and coming Airbnb scene are the way to go. That said, outside of Sapporo city, Airbnbs are hard to come…
Page 5 of 16« First...34567...10...Last »