Asahikawa

Asahikawa Asahikawa, located in the center of Hokkaido is the island’s second largest city after Sapporo with a population over 350,000. Before the colonization of Hokkaido,…

Abashiri

Abashiri Abashiri is a tiny city on the north-east coast of Hokkaido, about 6 hours by train from Hokkaido’s big city, Sapporo. When looking at a…

Sapporo

Sapporo population – 1.83 million. name Sapporo comes from the Ainu word sari-poro-betsu modern, clean city built on a grid pattern. no rainy season, unlike the…

How to Shop

Shopping in Japan is usually a pleasant experience. The sales staff are generally polite, friendly and attentive, and great care is taken to provide a high…

100 yen shops

100 yen shops (100円ショップ, Hyaku En Shoppu) are a type of discount store that sell a wide range of products for 108 yen (100 yen plus…

Japanese traveling guide for anyone!!

Japan Guides Each of Japan’s nine major regions shows a different face of Japan from often wintry Hokkaido up north to tropical Okinawa down south. Climate,…