Hokkaido Prefecture

Snow Festivals in Japan

Dec 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Because Japan is over 70% mountainous and located in the temperate latitudes of the western Pacific where the moist ocean air continually does battle with dry, cold Siberian and Mongolian...[ Click to read more ]

Beautiful Hiking and Walking Trails in Japan

Jul 11, 2019 By Bert Wishart

When the weather heats up, many Japanese escape the humidity that envelopes the cities and head to the countryside. Being such a mountainous country, there are many great places to...[ Click to read more ]

Sapporo Snow Festival 2016

Jan 20, 2016 By Bert Wishart

If you crave the wintery beauty of ice and snow, you might be interested in the Sapporo Snow Festival, where snow is not in short supply, at least partially thanks...[ Click to read more ]

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