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De-Stress at These 3 Hotels in Sapporo with Perfect Nighttime Views of the City

Sapporo (札幌) is one of Japan’s youngest major cities. It has a rich history, a great geography, a vibrant culture, a robust economy, and so many tourist destinations. It is home to numerous renowned attractions great for learning history, shopping, taking day trips, seeing beautiful views, and much more. After embarking on a whole day…

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…

Give Your Date the Lost in Translation Treatment in Tokyo!

Where should you take your date on a Friday night? It’s a question everyone struggles with from time to time, but for those lucky enough to be in Tokyo the folks at the Park Hyatt have created a spot with a great mix of metropolitan sophistication and romantic atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to impress a…

Hitsuzan Park: One of Kochi’s Hidden Gems with a Stunning View

Many people venture to Godaison (五台山) to enjoy a scenic view of Kochi, but there are other beautiful ‘night views’ (yakei) hidden amongst Kochi’s green hills. Hitsuzan Park (筆山公園), not far from Kochi’s downtown, is one such place. Hitsuzan park commons.wikimedia.org/ To the casual passer-by, Hitsuzan looks like little more than a small hill curled…

4 Reasons You Need to Visit the Japan Heritage City of Onomichi!

When you think of Japanese cities, what names come to mind? Tokyo? Kyoto? Osaka? Or possibly Hokkaido or Okinawa? However, from North to south and east to west, Japan is a country stretching over about 3,000 kilometers with 47 prefectures and is divided into around 1,700 municipal districts, towns, and villages. In other words, Japan…

Did You Ever Think a Night View of Japanese Factories Could Be This Beautiful?

Tourist destinations in Japan are not only promoted in broad daylight. Many of them can be seen at night in huge industrial zones. This phenomenon is called “Kojo Yakei.” It kicked off in 2007 when a book featured beautiful photographs of Japan’s industrial buildings and factories as well as their locations. It became so popular…
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