Browsing: Hokkaido

Wakkanai

Wakkanai Wakkanai in Hokkaido is the most northern city in Japan and an air, rail and ferry travel hub for visiting nearby Cape Soya (Soya Misaki),…

Sounkyo Onsen

Sounkyo Onsen Sounkyo Onsen is in excellent hot spring town in the heart of Hokkaido. Over the last few decades the town has been rebuilt, based…

Shiretoko Peninsula

Shiretoko Peninsula Shiretoko is the mountainous peninsula stretching out towards the Kuril Islands in the very far north-east of Hokkaido. In the language of the Ainu,…

Rishiri

Rishiri Rishiri Island, 20km off the north west coast of Hokkaido, is along with nearby Rebun Island part of the Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park. Rishiri Island (meaning…

Rebun

Rebun Rebun Island, 50km off the north west coast of Hokkaido is, along with nearby Rishiri Island, part of the Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park. Rebun Island (from…

Otaru

Otaru Otaru, a port city on the northern island of Hokkaido, about 40km north west of Sapporo, enjoyed its boom period in the Meiji and Taisho…

Ice Cave of Otaki Hokkaido

Ice Cave of Otaki Hokkaido Hokkaido, filled with wonders of nature across its vast open and mountainous spaces, is Japan’s second largest island. Yet Hokkaido’s natural…

Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu Noboribetsu Onsen is Hokkaido’s premier hot spring town. Located in the Noboribetsu Primeval Forest. Easy to access via bus. Located between Sapporo and Hakodate. Direct…

Niseko

Niseko  Mount Yotei, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan. Population – 5,000 full-time. World-class ski resort Niseko is wildly popular among Australians, Chinese, and Japanese skiers Easy access from…

Hakodate

Hakodate Hakodate is the third largest city in Hokkaido, and is located on the southern tip of Hokkaido, just across the Tsugaru Strait from the main…

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