Climb the Famous Clone Mountain of Mt. Fuji in Rishiri Island, Hokkaido

The island of Rishiri (利尻島) is present just 20 km off the coast of Hokkaido (北海道). It has one of the most preserved wetlands and is home to a variety of flora and fauna. The people of Rishiri make a living from tourism and fishing while the island is famous for its narrow cycling tracks,…

5 Ecologically Rich Wetlands for Nature Lovers to Visit in Hokkaido

Hokkaido (北海道) is a beautiful island of Japan with many natural wonders. It is known for its relatively low temperatures and rich flora and fauna. It is a fact that most of the wetlands in Japan are present in Hokkaido. Let’s have a look at 5 of these awesome wetlands in Hokkaido, Japan. 1. Numaura-shitsugen…

Appreciate the Beauty of Northern Hokkaido at the Goto Sumio Museum!

Have you heard of the Japanese watercolorist from Chiba Prefecture who became a popular artist? His name is Goto Sumio and he became renowned for his use of natural materials in making his brilliant masterpieces. He put up a museum under his name in order to house over 130 of his visionary work of art…

Drink a Cup of Coffee Above the Clouds at Unkai Terrace in Hokkaido!

For coffee lovers, nothing beats a cup of their favorite morning beverage enjoyed overlooking a natural, picturesque view that one doesn’t normally see in local city cafes. Caffeine serves as an instant jolt to sleepyheads and to some, just like me, a vital part of our regular diet. If you happen to stay in Japan…

Heading to Hokkaido? Check Out These Awesome Destinations for an Unforgettable Getaway!

Traveling to Japan in the near future? Try taking a vacation in Hokkaido! The beautiful place of Hokkaido represents Japan’s untamed wilderness with many great parks and natural wonders. This mystical place is also famous for its ubiquitous Japanese hot spring resorts (onsen). If you are planning an unforgettable escapade, here are some suggestions on…

10 Beautiful Candles and Aromas From Candly in Sapporo to Freshen Up Your Home!

Candly is a handmade candle shop located in Sapporo, Hokkaido. The second you walk into their shop, you are surrounded by the sweet smell of the handmade candles that line the shelves. If you love scented candles and are looking for a beautiful souvenir or candle for your home, check out these 10 beautiful choices!…

5 Casual and Tasty Soup Curry Restaurants to Try Out in Sapporo!

I actually did not know this until I visited Sapporo recently, but Sapporo is well known for their large variety of soup curries. Soup curry is, as its name suggests, a soup based curry that usually includes large ingredients. I would like to introduce to you the 5 soup curry restaurants that you should check…

Check Into This Fun, Fresh Five-Star Hotel During Your Sapporo Visit!

Sapporo is well known for its snowy landscapes and great food, but every visitor needs somewhere to lay their head at night. For many, a cheap hostel is all they need, but if you want to treat yourself to a cool, beautiful hotel within walking distance to bars and restaurants, I have just the place…

Feel Warmly Welcomed at this Friendly Onsen Ryokan in Hokkaido

Ryokan Dai-ichi Takimotokan is nestled in the secluded valley of Noboribetsu-Onsen in Hokkaido. It has over 150 years of history and has been long loved by locals due to its warm and family-friendly hospitality. It is located in a natural vista where the onsen waters flow from the active volcanoes in the area. It is…
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