Extend your Hokkaido Winter Holiday

Views of Japan temples and nature

Extend your Hokkaido winter holiday – visit Tokyo and the surroundings Japan, called Nihon or Nippon in Japanese, means “the sun’s origin”. Often translated as “the land of the rising sun”, this fascinating country is made up of over six thousand islands, each having its own distinct culture. With a combination of ultra-modern comforts, technology […]

Skiing or snowboarding: which one do you choose?

Skiers and snowboarders enjoying the stunning snow in Niseko

Skiing or snowboarding: which one do you choose? This is THE question that divides skiers and snowboards. It is often said: “Skiing is easier to learn but harder to master – whereas snowboarding is harder to learn but easier to master.” If it’s your first time on the snow mountain, here are a few things […]

Sapporo Snow Festival: A highlight of the snow season

Lit up sculpture at Sapporo snow festival

Sapporo Snow Festival: A highlight of the snow season The Sapporo Snow Festival, called Sapporo Yuki Matsuri in Japanese, is held across three main sites over 1 week in February. It is considered one of Japan’s most popular winter events, attracting over 2 million visitors from Japan and around the world every year. This year […]