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Take a Look at These 30 Charming Hotels in Hokkaido for a Relaxing Trip in 2017!

Hokkaido is the most northern of Japan’s four main islands and is a stunning place boasting natural beauty and unique experiences. With excellent ski and snowboard resorts such as in Niseko, Rusutsu, and Asahidake, impressive mountainous areas all over the island, and charming traditional towns such as Biei and Tsurui, this area of Japan is…

44 of Hokkaido’s Best Luxury Hotels and Ryokan to Stay at in 2017

Hokkaido (北海道) is the most northerly of Japan’s islands. Celebrated for its abundant nature and distinct four seasons, you can enjoy the dramatic changes in scenery from incredible snow-covered treetops in winter to beautiful white and pink cherry blossom in spring to cooler temperatures in summer offering relief from the heat of the rest of…

Snow Report for Japan’s Best Ski Resorts: 2015-2016 Season

Avid skiers and snowboarders may have been discouraged from taking their winter trips in Japan’s popular ski areas this season. The 2015-2016 season did not get off to a great start, as December 2015 looked to be the start of a record warm winter. The snow levels were not up to their usual heights and…