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The 5 Most Beautiful Night Views in Hokkaido

Take a trip to Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido for some stunning nighttime views, breathtaking no matter the season!

Is Japan Boring Outside of Tokyo?

Tokyo certainly has charm and no one could doubt the convenience of living or staying in the major city. However, there’s so much more to see outside of Tokyo and I'm happy to give you a few examples... it’s literally my job to promote the entire country.

A Quick Guide to Japanese Gay Bars

Here's a quick, smart guide to a segment of Japanese nightlife you're not going to find in your regular guide book.

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Japan Spots for 2018

Debating where to go in Japan? We break down TripAdvisor's Top 10 choices for 2018!

No Need to Lug Around Your Luggage Anymore

Thanks to Ecbo Cloak you can now store your luggage at cafés, bars and restaurants, so you can keep your travel light!

10 Snow Spots in Japan Perfect for Instagram

If you want to get your 'Gram game going while traveling in the land of the rising sun in winter, make sure to keep in mind these Instagram-worthy spots for your itinerary.

The Hill of Buddha — An Architectural Marvel

Outside the city of Sapporo, hidden by the beautiful, natural landscape of Hokkaido, rests an awe-inspiring statue.

12 Great Ways to Spend the Year in Hokkaido

Not sure when you can make it out to Hokkaido? Here are twelve events worth checking out, one for each month of the year.

The Northern Experience: Hokkaido

Japan's northernmost island, Hokkaido, is an unbelievable blend of nature and culture. Join us on a tour of beauty and discovery.

10 Excellent Hotels for a Superb Sapporo Stay

Find the best hotels in Sapporo with this helpful guide.

Best of Sapporo

Sapporo is an enjoyable and relaxing city where you’ll find ski slopes, tasty food and hot springs!

A Dose of Hokkaido for Every 'Lover'

Love is a many-splendored thing! Whether you're a chocolate-lover, a history-lover, a beer-lover or just a plain ol' romantic lover, there's something waiting for you in Hokkaido!

15 Places for Sapporo’s Local Delights

If you are planning to visit Sapporo, a great place where you can enjoy not just the delicious Sapporo ramen and soup curry but other local delicacies as well. Tourists will never get bored of dining out in this delicious city; we'll show you why.

Bathe in an Onsen Before Your Next Flight

Got a layover in Sapporo? Instead of walking around aimlessly in the gift shops or trying to spread out in the lounge areas, why not soak in a hot spring and relax?

Our 6 Favorite Veltra Discount Packages

Looking to save a few yen on some of Japan's big tourist spots? These packages offer discounts and special deals rolled into the regular price, from Hokkaido to Okinawa—including limited-time discounts to the Robot Restaurant!

7 Major Otaku Areas Outside Tokyo

Tokyo is famous for 'otaku' hotspots like Akihabara, Ikebukuro and Nakano. But where do you go if you're not in the Tokyo area? We've got your 'otaku' needs covered in seven other major cities around Japan!

6 Budget Hotels & Hostels In Sapporo, Japan

Hokkaido’s main city, Sapporo, is among the various popular tourist destinations in Japan.

Same-Sex Couples to Be Recognized in Sapporo

Following on the heels of Shibuya and Setagaya Wards of Tokyo, Sapporo will become the largest city in Japan to recognize same-sex couples.

Taking Snow Sculptures to the Next Level

Fans of Star Wars, Final Fantasy and Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen will fall in love with these amazing snow sculptures from the 2017 Sapporo Snow Festival.

World's 3 Snowiest Cities All in Japan!

If you've never lived in Japan, you may now know the nation has sort of a thing for snow. How much snow? Well, the world's three snowiest cities are all in Japan! Can you guess which ones they are?

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