Blue Pond

by Zoria

Things to do in Furano, Hokkaido, in Winter

by Zoria Petkoska The lavender paradise that is Furano lasts all summer, but it’s not like this area is a one-hit-wonder. All of Hokkaido is stunning in winter, with snowy landscapes, cozy hot springs and scrumptious food that never disappoints. And Furano is no different. So here’s what can you do in Furano and the…

Biei, Hokkaido: Diamond in the Rough

Hidden deep in the town of Biei, Aoiike is a lake which is blue in color. Due to the natural minerals that dissolved in the water with the reflection of the sunlight, the water of the lake looks blue, or sometimes green depending on the weather and the amount of sunlight. There are some drying…