Mt.Iwaonupuri (Niseko mountain range), Light trekking with family.

Mt.Iwaonupuri (Niseko mountain range), Light trekking with family.

Mt.Iwaonupuri, 1116m, is located at the Niseko mountain range. This is an active volcano then its top is uncovered with plants has two crators. You can access to the entrance, Goshiki Onsen, by car or bus. There are two parking...
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Climbing Mt.Hakkenzan in Sapporo

Climbing Mt.Hakkenzan in Sapporo

Mt.Hakkenzan(八剣山) is a small mountain(498m) located in the south of Sapporo, near Jozankei Hot Spa. The mountain is formally named Mt.Kan-non-iwa-yama(観音岩山). Hakken means eight swords in Japanese and the name of Mt.Hakkenzan is derived from its s...
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Rishiri Island, Enjoy Beautiful Sea and Foods

Rishiri Island, Enjoy Beautiful Sea and Foods

When it comes to visiting Hokkaido in summer, you have to go to Rishiri and Rebun island. I bet that it never let you down. The summer of Rishiri is very short, because of its location, the northernmost tip of...
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Sarobetsu Plain

Sarobetsu Plain

Sarobetsu Plain is located in Toyotomi town and Toyotomi town,  northwestern Hokkaido. The Marsh was registered as Ramsar Site in 2005. Sarobetsu Plain is designated as Rishiri Rebun Sarobetsu National Park and the biggest Marsh in northern Hokkaido. This is....
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Ororon Line from Obira Town to Sarobetsu Plain

Ororon Line from Obira Town to Sarobetsu Plain

Ororon Line is an nickname for route 231 and 232 from Ishikari city to Teshio Town. ‘Ororon’ is derived from  Uria aalge living in Teuri Island near Haboro town in north-west Hokkaido. It is usually called Ororon-cho(オロロン鳥) by local re...
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How to enjoy Otaru Canal

How to enjoy Otaru Canal

Rickshaw around Otaru Canal Kotaro is a rookie rickshaw driver. But he has been getting famous thanks to a local TV program, which showed some rickshaw drivers at Otaru Canal.  He is shy but have a great passion for showing visitors nice places...
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Backcountry Ski in Mt.Tokachidake Range

Backcountry Ski in Mt.Tokachidake Range

When it comes to lavender, you would be reminded of Furano city. That’s right, but Kamifurano is also popular for lavender, beautiful hills and outdoor activities. Mt.Tokachidake is located in Kamifurano town and the holy ground for backcountry ski in...
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Sapporo White Illumination 2015

Sapporo White Illumination 2015

Sapporo White Illumination has been opened from Odori Park 1 chome to 5 chome until 25th December 2015.  There are some food sites at the Odori 5 chome you can have some foods and drinks.   After White Illumination, Odori...
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Autumn leaves in Hiraoka Jyugei Center

Autumn leaves in Hiraoka Jyugei Center

Hiraoka Jyugei Center is going to close to the public this year on 8th November. This is the famous Autumn leaves site in the south of Sapporo, where you can see Japanese style garden and other european-like gardens.  Hiraoka Park...
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Sapporo Night View from Mt.Moiwayama

Sapporo Night View from Mt.Moiwayama

As the new top 3 night view in Japan, Sapporo is certified along with Nagasaki and Kobe in this autumn, 3rd October. When it comes to the best night view in Japan not only Hokkaido, Hakodate has been taken up...
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Mt.Kurodake, one of the Daisetsu mountain range where Gods are playing, called Kamui Mintara

Mt.Kurodake, one of the Daisetsu mountain range where Gods are playing, called Kamui Mintara

23 September 2015 was the best day for climbing Mt.Kurodake. Mt.Kurodake is located in the area of Sounkyo hot spa. This is one of the most popular mountain for all seasons. You can go to the fifth station by ropeway...
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Tsurunuma Winery in Urausu

Tsurunuma Winery in Urausu

Tsurunuma winery is the largest vineyard in Japan. The climate of Tsurunuma is suitable for farming vines and Hokkaido wine company started its winery here in 1974. The vineyard is located in Tsurunuma, Urausu town, Hokkaido. It takes 1 hour 30...
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