Just wanted to share this experience I had, where I didn’t need to hike to experience the breathtaking sea of clouds atop mountains where I felt like I was on top of the world! There is a breathtaking spot in Hoshino Resorts Tomamu where you can see unkai (sea of clouds) just by taking a … Continue reading Hokkaido’s Unkai Terrace: Sea of Clouds and Staycation at Hoshino Resorts Tomamu!
Hokkaido is surely popular as a winter destination, but you might just change your mind after seeing this autumn itinerary we’ve prepared… Traveling around Hokkaido is one of the best things you can do in Japan in autumn. Due to its northern location, Hokkaido sees the autumn leaves before anywhere else in Japan. The area … Continue reading HOKKAIDO AUTUMN: Awesome Itinerary!
You can now fly directly from Manila to Hokkaido! Winter in Hokkaido is an exciting season marked by gorgeous snow festivals and winter activities held throughout the country. It transforms into a gloriously white winter wonderland, filled with exciting bucket-list-worthy experiences from sparkling winter wonders, to thrilling snow activities and heartwarming onsen spas. It may … Continue reading HOKKAIDO: 10 Experiences to Try in Hokkaido! @flyPAL
Let’s explore charming Hakodate, home to beautiful sceneries, historical sites, hot springs and delicious food. It continuously inspires visitors with its natural beauty that goes hand in hand with its history and urban charm. Here are my top 7 favorite places in Hakodate… Hakodate Series: HAKODATE: 7 Awesome Places You Should Visit in Hakodate, Hokkaido! … Continue reading HAKODATE: 7 Awesome Places You Should Visit in Hakodate, Hokkaido!
Come and discover Hakodate in Hokkaido. Known as the “City of Gourmet Food,” it is overflowing with mouthwatering eats–from freshly caught seafood and excellent sashimi, to Japanese pub fare, shio ramen, and various specialty desserts. Their fatty salmon and tuna, sweet hairy and king crab, and amazing squid sashimi are among what tourists from Japan and overseas always … Continue reading HAKODATE Food Trip: What and Where to Eat?!
Hakodate was Japan’s first international trading port in 1859. Several red brick buildings formerly used as warehouses survived the test of time, and have been converted into one of Hakodate’s famous sightseeing spot housing different beer halls, restaurants, sweet shops and unique souvenir shops. Today, it still continues to transport visitors to a feeling of … Continue reading Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse: Romantic Charm of Hakodate’s Bay Area!
During the night, the city of Hakodate glows from the surface of the world with bright lights and incredible beauty. Awarded with three stars in the Michelin Guide, the night view of the fan-shaped town of Tsugaru Strait and Hakodate Bay is a must-see when visiting Hokkaido. Hop on a ropeway to the summit of … Continue reading MOUNT HAKODATE: “Glimmering Jewelry Box” Night View from Mt. Hakodate!
If there’s one thing you can’t miss when visiting Hokkaido, it’s their seafood! Fatty salmon and tuna, sweet hairy and king crab, and amazing squid sashimi are among what tourists from Japan and overseas always rave about when in Hokkaido. You’ll surely be impressed by the taste and freshness of their seafood. The Hakodate Morning Market … Continue reading Hakodate Asaichi (Morning Market): Hokkaido Crab, Tuna, Squid, and Seafood Galore!
One cold winter night, a stillness settles over the small hot spring village of Jozankei as they watch in silence the full-scale installation of flickering lights from lamps made of ice and snow, creating this simple yet magical site. Jozankei Yukitouro starts early February, the same period as the Sapporo Snow Festival. Here’s a short photo essay … Continue reading JOZANKEI YUKITOURO: Snow Lanterns on a Clear Winter Night!