By HARUKA

Learn These 3 Very Useful Words in Hokkaido Dialect!

In Japan, each region has a different dialect. The Osaka dialect or Kansai dialect are really famous, so some of you may already know about those. But do you know any words in the Hokkaido dialect? Hokkaido also has a unique dialect. movie-times.tv/ There are many travelers who visit Hokkaido every year to enjoy the…

3 Reasons to Plan a Winter Holiday in Niseko

Niseko in Hokkaido is one of the most popular ski resorts in Japan. Every year many travelers from all over the world come to Niseko to enjoy their winter holiday. Why is Niseko so popular as a ski resort? What is so special about this area? Let me give you 3 reasons! 1. The Quality…

Time to Hit the Slopes: Top 3 Ski Resorts to Visit this Winter!

How do you want to enjoy winter in Japan? Skiing is one of the most popular winter sports in Japan. Around Japan, mainly in the regions which have a lot of snow in winter, there are a lot of great ski resorts. Here, I will show you the top 3 ski resorts in Japan! Naeba…

3 Things To Do at the Sapporo Snow Festival

Have you heard of the Sapporo Snow Festival? It’s a festival held in Sapporo which is the capital city of Hokkaido, the north island. It’s normally held in February. As you may have guessed, this is a festival for snow. Many large and beautiful sculptures are made from snow at this festival! Here are 3…

3 Reasons You Need to Go to the Sapporo White Illumination Festival

In winter, many illumination festivals are held around Japan. Maybe you cannot decide which illumination festival you would like to attend this year. Listed below are 3 reasons why you should choose to go to the Sapporo White Illumination Festival. 1. The Location lifepages.jp/ Sapporo White Illumination is held at Sapporo Odori Park, which is…

Tips on Using 3 ’Cute’ Japanese Words That You Will Hear Daily in Japan!

Have you heard the sound of Japanese chatter? When you hear it, you will notice some repetitive words. For many foreigners, these repetitive Japanese words sound cute. Actually, most of my friends who studied Japanese, often use these repetitive words, such as wakuwaku or dokidoki. Also, for many Japanese people, they find the sound of…

Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill, one of the best sightseeing spots in Sapporo

Do you know where this place is? This is Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation hill (札幌羊ケ丘展望台). It is located the center of Sapporo, the capital city of Hokkaido. You can see great landscapes of vast fields with flocks of sheep and you can have a great view of Ishikari from the top of this hill. In this…

Genghis Khan, local Hokkaido dish with an unconventional name

As you might know each Japanese area has a different food. Japan is a small country, but there are so many local cultures and each of them presents an original dish. Hokkaido, the northern island, is especially famous for delicious foods. Hokkaido is bigger than the other reigeons, so aguriculture is popular there. You can…

Winter Wonderland: Hokkaido Ice Hotels

How are you feeling? Since summer is already here, you already might be feeling too hot. I like summer, but I do not like days that are too hot. When it is stifling and humid, I start wishing for snow and ice like in winter. So to feel cooler and escape from hot summer days,…

3 Recommended Guesthouse Search Websites

Where would you like to stay in Japan? Do you want to stay at a luxury hotel? Or do you want to experience Japanese culture at Onsen Ryokans? khaosan-tokyo.com/ But don’t forget about guest houses! In guest houses, you can communicate with people from all around Japan and all over the world. If you want…
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