February 19, 2020
What To Do In Hakodate, Hokkaido’s Scenic Merchant City
Many Japanese travelers visit Hakodate on Hokkaido, but it remains unknown to most foreigners. Here's what to do in Hakodate for those that want to see why.
January 8, 2020
What To Do In Asahikawa, Hokkaido’s Snowy Second City
Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido is known for its winter weather and food culture, two things you can easily experience in the city of Asahikawa.
December 16, 2019
A Guide To The Regions Of Japan
Japan is a much larger nation than you may realize. It comprises many islands, regions, and prefectures. This helpful guide will allow you to find popular destinations across the country.
November 24, 2019
What Is There To Do In Hokkaido In Winter?
Winter is the perfect time to visit Hokkaido, find out about: Winter Festivals, Quality Skiing, Hokkaido Food Scene, Steamy Onsen and the beautiful natural sights of Hokkaido.
November 15, 2019
5 Day Hokkaido Rail Itinerary (Hokkaido Rail Pass / Jr Pass)
Hokkaidō (北海道) is Japan’s northernmost island, best known for its unspoiled nature and breathtaking scenery. The landscape of Hokkaido is everchanging by the season.
November 9, 2019
Deep Dive Into Japan
Imagine swimming past sunken World War Two wrecks and hammerhead sharks, cuttlefish and coral reefs, before taking a journey north for an icy dip and a spot of whale watching. This diving in Japan!
October 25, 2019
What Is The Hokkaido Shinkansen?
The Hokkaido Shinkansen is the newest Shinkansen line in Japan, starting at Shin-Aomori where it connects to the Tohoku Shinkansen from where runs up to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto station.
June 12, 2018
Expert Guide To Regional Japan Rail Passes
One of the questions we get asked most is: Which Japan Rail Pass should I get? A regional pass or a nationwide JR Pass?
February 22, 2016
Jr Pass And The Hokkaido Shinkansen
As of March 26th 2016, Hokkaido will be connected to mainland Japan by Shinkansen. Learn all about the Hokkaido Shinkansen and the Japan Rail Pass validity.
May 18, 2015
Tohoku And Hokkaido With The Jr Pass
Explore north of Tokyo using the Japan Rail Pass. Visiting the best places in Tohoku, Hokkaido and northern Japan have to offer.