8 Amazing Tour Spots in Hokkaido in Japan!

8 Amazing Tour Spots in Hokkaido!

Hokkaido, literally “Northern Sea Circuit” also known as Ezo, Yeso, or Yesso is Japan’s 2nd largest island. Between Hokkaido and Honshu is the Tsugaru Strait. Tourists flock here for the best seafood, dairy products and different kinds of adventures. Here are 8 amazing tour spots in the island of Hokkaido.[Continue Reading…]

8 Recommended Spots to Enjoy Christmas in Japan!

8 Recommended Spots to Enjoy Christmas in Japan!

Only around 1% of Japan’s population are Christians, so Christmas is not a holiday in Japan. Consequently, you might think that Christmas in Japan is a very low key affair, but you’d be wrong! In fact, it’s a bonanza for the retail industry, offering glitter and spectacle to equal anything seen on Western high streets. [Continue Reading…]

8 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Halloween in Japan!

8 Recommended Ways to Enjoy Halloween in Japan!

Halloween in Japan is a major commercial event, drawing on some, but not all, of the modern traditions that arose in late 19th Century America. It’s been gaining popularity for as long as I remember but, as you’ll see, we do it rather differently here![Continue Reading…]

8 Useful Tips to Enjoy Sapporo!

8 Useful Tips to Enjoy Sapporo!

Sapporo is one of Japan’s newest cities, capital to the Hokkaido Prefecture and is the 4th largest Japanese city in terms of population. Well known for having hosted the 1972 Olympics and for its Snow Festival or Yuki Matsuri which is visited by millions of tourists, prospective visitors may want to consider these tips:[Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended Music Festivals You Should Go in Japan!

7 Recommended Music Festivals You Should Go in Japan!

From grunge to heavy metal, blues to folk, Brit to Indie, Japan music festivals have it all. Japan hosts many musical events, including international festivals yearly. A curious foreigner might want to visit at least one of our 7 Japan music festival events.[Continue Reading…]

8 Useful Tips to Enjoy Skiing in Japan!

8 Useful Tips to Enjoy Skiing in Japan!

Skiing in Japan is a popular leisure and sporting activity. Hakuba for instance was a venue for the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. For those who want to ski in Japan, take note that it is also awesome to explore the rest of the country’s many scenic places. Here are some things that you might find useful knowing when skiing in Japan:[Continue Reading…]