Try French Toast and a Special Summer Menu at This Restaurant in Japan!

Do you like French toast? To some, it is either too sweet or too squishy from the maple syrup soaked into the bread and so they usually opt for pancakes or waffles instead. But did you know there are many kinds of French toast, some of which have had their recipes perfected over the years…

Winter in Hokkaido? Here Are 5 Must-Try Winter Activities in Okhotsk!

Winter is approaching, and if you are looking to explore the snowy northern areas of Japan, you are at the right place. Okhotsk Sea lies to the north of Hokkaido encircled by Russian territory in the Pacific Ocean. It is considered as the coldest sea in East Asia. In winter, the temperatures go below -20…

The 3 Must-See Illumination Events in Hokkaido This Winter 2016-2017

While most of Japan is just entering or in the midst of autumn, northern Hokkaido is already making preparations to welcome the onset of its famous freezing winter. Usually, the date of the first snowfall for the winter is seen as an indicator of the season’s arrival. This year, winter seems to have come earlier…

Enjoy Autumn 2016 With These Three Floral Festivals in Hokkaido!

At the mention of floral festivals in Japan, most people would have the impression that these take place only during the spring and summer season. However, do you know that there are three autumn floral festivals in Hokkaido which you can check out this autumn 2016? Read on to find out more about them so…

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…

5 of Hokkaido’s Delectable Must-Try Local Specialties!

Each area in Japan is known for a certain produce or confectionary, such as Ehime prefecture’s mikan or clementines, Aomori prefecture’s apples and Hyogo prefecture’s Kobe beef. In the huge northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido, there are several kinds of charmingly delicious produce that the region is famous for! 1. Yubari Melon Do you know Yubari…

6 Famous Must-Try Foods that Represent the Spirit of Hokkaido!

Hokkaido, known for being Japan’s ski haven as well as its flower fields in the spring, faces boundaries on the Sea of Okhotsk, Sea of Japan, and the Pacific Ocean. Where food is concerned, seafood automatically comes to mind. However, in addition to the freshest catch from the ocean, there are several other Hokkaido specialties…

Visit These 6 Beautiful National Parks in Hokkaido

While Japan has become popularly known as the birthplace of anime, the newest techie gadgets, humanoid robots and so on, there is a different side to Japan that is not so well known but should be! Japan is home to some very beautiful national parks that can offer tranquility and serenity to those who wish…

3 Sweet Souvenirs from Hokkaido

After all the touring, eating and outdoor activities in Hokkaido, you’ll definitely need some souvenirs to purchase before heading home. There are so many essential sites and happenings such as the snow festival which makes it a perfect place for tourists to travel to. It is also a great opportunity for souvenir shops to sell…

Hokkaido: Best Spot to Hit the Slopes in Winter!

Hokkaido is the coldest part of Japan and is well-known for its beautiful snowfall during winter. It has a very good quality of snow which led to the popularity if winter sports in the area. There are many resorts which offer an unforgettable winter sports experience. Here are some of the places. Niseko Niseko is…