How to walk and enjoy around Lake Toya
2024.06.03
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How to walk and enjoy around Lake Toya

Lake Toya is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Hokkaido. Known nationwide for its hot spring resorts, it rivals Jozankei in Sapporo as on…Read More

Kappa Liner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from Sapporo to Jozankei
2022.10.30
Onsen

Kappa Liner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from Sapporo to Jozankei

About Kappaliner Kappa Liner is a direct bus for Jozankei from a city area of Sapporo which takes 60 minutes. You can also take rapid 7 (快速7)…Read More

How to get to Jozankei and Sapporo Station from Niseko Ski Area by bus?
2020.01.10
Transport

How to get to Jozankei and Sapporo Station from Niseko Ski Area by bus?

Chuo Bus operates a ski bus service from Sapporo to the Niseko Ski area. Here is their webpage, but unfortunately, it is only available in Japanese. …Read More

How to get a Direct Bus From Niseko to Jozankei and Sapporo
2019.12.14
Transport

How to get a Direct Bus From Niseko to Jozankei and Sapporo

Chuo Bus has a direct ski bus which operates from Sapporo to Niseko Ski area. Here is their web page, but unfortunately they only have a  Japanese pa…Read More

Autumn Leaves in Hoheikyo Dam 2019
2019.10.21
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Autumn Leaves in Hoheikyo Dam 2019

On October 20th, 2019, I visited Hoheikyo Dam near Jozankei in Sapporo. It was an exceptionally beautiful day with vibrant shades of red, orange, yell…Read More

Ainu Culture Promotion Center: Sapporo Pirka Kotan in Jozankei, Sapporo
2019.10.20
Ainu

Ainu Culture Promotion Center: Sapporo Pirka Kotan in Jozankei, Sapporo

The Ainu Culture Promotion Center, Sapporo Pirka Kotan (アイヌ文化センター サッポロピリカコタン), is a museum dedicated to understanding Ainu culture in Hokkaido. "Pirka…Read More

KappaLiner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from New Chitose Airport to Jozankei
2019.08.30
Transport

KappaLiner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from New Chitose Airport to Jozankei

From New Chitose AirPort to Jozankei Onsen: 100 minutes Adult: 1,800 yen, Child: 900 yen Ticket: New Chitose Air Port Hokuto Kotsu Bus Information …Read More

Backcountry Ski in Mt.Tokachidake Range
2015.12.08
Leisure

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 outdoo…Read More

Niseko Grand Hotel
2015.08.15
Onsen

Niseko Grand Hotel

There is a mixed bathing here which is a outdoor hot spring. If you don't like it, there are bath rooms for women and men only. A open hot spa is mixe…Read More

Niseko Goshiki Onsen
2015.08.15
Onsen

Niseko Goshiki Onsen

Goshiki Onsen is located at the near top of Mt.Annupuri and Mt.Iwaonupuri. This is the most highest located hot spa in Niseko Area. In the middle of w…Read More

Hotel Kanronomori
2015.08.15
Onsen

Hotel Kanronomori

  Adult: 700 yen, Child: 300 yen 11:00~21:00 Tel: 0136-58-3800 http://www.ambix.co.jp/en/kanronomori.php Konbu Onsen  …Read More

Yugokorotei Niseko Annupuri Onsen
2015.08.15
Onsen

Yugokorotei Niseko Annupuri Onsen

  Adult: 1000 yen, junior high school student: 600 yen, Under 12: 500 yen, infant:free 6:00~24:00(last admission:23:00) Tel: 0136-58-2500…Read More

ONE NISEKO RESORT TOWERS
2015.08.15
Onsen

ONE NISEKO RESORT TOWERS

  Adult: 900 yen, Child: 500 yen 6:00-0:00(last admission:23:00) Tel: 0136-50-2111 http://oneniseko.com/(Japanese) Moiwa …Read More

Niseko Ekimae Onsen Kiranoyu
2015.08.15
Onsen

Niseko Ekimae Onsen Kiranoyu

Reasonable and local popular onsen. Adult: 500 yen, Child: 250 yen 10:00~21:30 closed Wednesday Tel: 0136-44-1100 http://www16.plala.or.jp…Read More

Lake Shikotsu-ko, Mysterious Lake in Chitose
2015.05.05
Onsen

Lake Shikotsu-ko, Mysterious Lake in Chitose

Access From Sapporo 1h 20 min from Sapporo by car or bus From Chitose 40 min from Chitose airport by car or bus [caption id="attachment_2…Read More

Geyser at Sengen Park, Noboribetsu Onsen
2015.05.04
Onsen

Geyser at Sengen Park, Noboribetsu Onsen

According to the explanation of the park, 2,000 liters of water at approx.80 centi degrees and steam are ejected every three hours up to 8m high. Acco…Read More

Noboribetsu Kalulusu Onsen
2015.05.04
Onsen

Noboribetsu Kalulusu Onsen

Noboribetsu Karurusu Onsen is designated as Best 100 Hot Spa of Japan and the National hot spring health place. You can access by a Donan bus or car …Read More

350 carp streamers swimming around in the sky, Jozankei Onsen
2015.05.04
Onsen

350 carp streamers swimming around in the sky, Jozankei Onsen

You can see Koinobori(carp streamer) and Sakura Blossoms at one time in Jozankei Onsen. It is very famous for this rare view in Jozankei. Sakura bloss…Read More

How to walk in Noboribetsu Onsen Jigokudani (Hell Valley=地獄谷)
2015.05.01
Onsen

How to walk in Noboribetsu Onsen Jigokudani (Hell Valley=地獄谷)

Noboriubetsu Onsen / Hot spa is one of the most famous hot spas in Japan not only Hokkaido. Especially Jigokudani (Hell Valley), no other place like t…Read More

Ohyunuma river natural hot spa(大湯沼川天然足湯)
2015.04.04
Onsen

Ohyunuma river natural hot spa(大湯沼川天然足湯)

Hot spa water from Ohyunuma pond and Taisho Jigoku pond are mixed together to the Ohyunuma river. You can have a foot bath at the lower reaches of the…Read More