Why Noboribetsu MUST Be On Your Hokkaido Itinerary
For any hot spring lover, Noboribetsu probably already rings a bell. Part of the Shikotsu-Toya National Park, Noboribetsu is Hokkaido’s most famous hot spring resort and there are plenty of reasons why.
4. Oyunuma Foot Bath: Less than a 5-minute drive away from the main hot spring area in Noboribetsu is the Oyunuma footbath area where visitors can relax their legs in some perfect hot spring water enjoying a very scenic view.
Originally a wetland area and garbage dump that was reclaimed, this large park in northeastern Sapporo was designed by famed Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. After 17 years of work, it was opened in 2005. The space contains over 120 playground pieces
Why Oita Should Be On Your Next Itinerary To Japan
Tucked away on the eastern coast of Kyushu island, Oita Prefecture has many attractions suitable for all types of tourists. While the average visitor may only visit this area for their amazing onsen (hot spring) culture, there is a lot more to this prefectur
Cuteness overload! Check out these 3 incredibly cute animals native to Hokkaido!
Many may not know this but Japan is actually home to some rare varieties of animals because of its geographical location and climate. Hokkaido has always been a great place to visit to hit the slopes during winter or to explore the hinterlands. Out of many spe
Shiroi Koibito Chocolate Factory: Hokkaido's Chocolate Lover's Paradise
If You Love Chocolate, You Need to Visit Shiroi Koibito Chocolate FactoryOne of the first things that many people notice when they get to Hokkaido and begin browsing the gift shops in Chitose airport is the pretty looking Shiroi Koibito gift boxes that are on