Six recommended and fabulous Sapporo Ramens In Sapporo!


“Sightseeing” and, most of all, “gourmet” are the words that come to mind when you imagine “Hokkaido”! Among all the foods Hokkaido offers, “Sapporo ramen” is extremely popular both in Japan and overseas.

When you ask the Sapporo residents for the best Sapporo ramen restaurants, you will receive various responses.
One characteristic of Sapporo ramen is that each restaurant serves unique and delicious ramen.

We’re going to introduce our recommendations for Sapporo ramen restaurants.
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We joined the “Shiretoko Goko Lakes” Guide Tour! 【World Natural Heritage Site】

Shiretoko five lakes

Shiretoko was designated a World Heritage Site in July of 2005, and is home to “Shiretoko Goko Lakes,” famous for its five beautiful lakes, untouched forests, and the Shiretoko mountain range.

Today we joined by a professional nature guide (also an expert on brown bears) and taken on a guided tour to enjoy fresh new verdure of the Shiretoko Goko Lakes!
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Such a Breathtaking Views! 10 Best Autumn-leaves Spots in Hokkaido!

Autumn Leaves of Sounkyo
The autumn leaves start appearing as early as September in Hokkaido.

Hokkaido has a vast and abundant with nature, and several spots where you can see the autumn leaves.

Here is a list of the top 10 picturesque sites, recommended by Hokkaido locals, to see the autumn leaves!

We also recommend the best ways to enjoy the autumn scenery. Please use this as a reference for planning an autumn Hokkaido trip!

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What to do in Autumn Season Hokkaido in October!

Hightlights of Hokkaido to Visit in October

Hokkaido is extremely cold and autumn also comes earliest here in Japan.

In this article, we have summarized must-see attractions and events during the autumn season in October.

We provide a lot of information related to the autumn leaves (which changes colors the earliest in Japan), special events, and points of interest in October in Hokkaido!

For your reference, we also introduce the best type of clothing that suits Hokkaido’s temperature and weather in October.

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Must-See Spot in Noboribetsu ! How to Enjoy “Jigokudani” 【Noboribetsu Onsen】

Noboribetsu Onsen ・JigokudaniPhoto credit by Noboribetsu Tourist Association

Noboribetsu Onsen — One of the best Onsen areas in Hokkaido, which is consistently at the top of the rankings for the best Onsen areas in Japan!

This area offers historical, high-quality Onsen and gourmet foods unique to Hokkaido. You can’t miss its natural areas packed with the unique characteristics of Hokkaido!

In particular, Jigokudani is a must-see spot in Noboribetsu. You can enjoy the dynamic natural scenery, which is characteristic of Hokkaido.

You can find how to enjoy Noboribetsu/Jigokudani here!
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Tourist Spots and Some Model Courses in Furano and Biei!

“Furano” and “Biei” are one of the most popular tourist spots in Hokkaido. Both of them have many famous locations that were used in dramas and commercials.

However, people who have never visited have said that they do not exactly know how best to travel around these areas.

This article will cover the recommended tourist spots and model courses in Furano and Biei.
(*This course is for the spring/summer season, and assumes that you have a rental car)

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6 Recommended Hotels in Furano – categorized by activity


Furano is famous for lavender fields in the summer and for ski resorts in the winter. During the tourist season (July-August; December-March), the roughly 20 hotels in the area all get completely full. It’s a good idea to reserve a hotel beforehands. This article will cover the top 6 hotels. Take a look before you start booking!

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5 recommended sunflower fields in Hokkaido!

Hills of Zerubuのひまわり畑

In Japan, sunflower is a symbol for summer. Hokkaido, with its vast nature, leads in the number of “sunflower farms” in Japan.

Sunflowers begin blooming in mid-July in the southern and central parts of Hokkaido, and you can continue to enjoy them through October in the northern and Okhotsk regions.

5 must-see sunflower farms in Hokkaido are introduced here!

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Wild Animal Paradise! 9 Animals you should watch in Hokkaido!

hokkaido shamu

Doto area (East part of Hokkaido) is known for abundant with nature in Hokkaido. So, there is higher chance of meeting a variety of wild animals.

Hokkaido is a wild animal paradise. Even for Hokkaido, the Doto eastern region is especially lush with nature, with a high possibility of meeting a variety of wild animals.

If you pay close attention, you can also find many wild animals while driving.
Ezo red foxes, Hokkaido sika deer, and raccoon dogs (tanuki) are particularly common, so the driver should be cautious of animals suddenly dashing out!
Here we will introduce nine animal species from amongst the wild animals of Hokkaido.

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