Rumoi & Soya e-Brochures

Rumoi & Soya e-Brochures

Overview Rumoi and Soya regions shows off beautiful islands, pleasant sandy beaches, fishing towns, ocean-view campsites and onsen – along…

Asahikawa & Furano e-Brochures

Asahikawa & Furano e-Brochures

Overview Going up along Japan’s third-longest river across the agricultural Ishikari Plain, Hokkaido’s second largest city of Asahikawa lies on…

Okhotsk & Shiretoko e-Brochures

Okhotsk & Shiretoko e-Brochures

Overview As its name suggests, the idyllic Okhotsk Region (オホーツク地方) lies along the Sea of Okhotsk. The almost flat shoreline…

Kushiro & Nemuro e-Brochures

Kushiro & Nemuro e-Brochures

Overview These two neighboring regions from Kushiro Shitsugen National Park to the Nemuro Peninsula contains wilderness wetlands, brackish lakes and…

Tokachi & Obihiro e-Brochures

Tokachi & Obihiro e-Brochures

‘Crossing the Karikachi Pass, there is real Hokkaido.’ The magnificent Tokachi is Japan’s ‘Agricultural Kingdom’, with endress picturesque countryside and…

Ishikari & Sorachi e-Brochures

Ishikari & Sorachi e-Brochures

Overview With an idyllic countryside, relaxed onsen, scenic coastlines and family-friendly attractions, Ishikari and Sorachi regions can be seen in…

Iburi & Hidaka e-Brochures

Iburi & Hidaka e-Brochures

Overview Iburi Region’s Shikotsu-Toya National Park is one of Hokkaido’s most popular destinations with foreigners and easily accessible from Sapporo.…

Hakodate & Hiyama e-Brochures

Hakodate & Hiyama e-Brochures

Overview As the crossing point between Hokkaido and Honshu, railway travelers have been passing through this region for over a…

Otaru & Niseko e-Brochures

Otaru & Niseko e-Brochures

Overview Designated as Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park, this area (formally called Shiribeshi Region) has a variety of nicest attractions, from…

Sapporo e-Brochures

Sapporo e-Brochures

Overview Hokkaido’s 150-year-old capital and Japan’s fifth-largest city, Sapporo (札幌) is a spacious and laid-back place. The compact city center…

Tobetsu and Sweden Hills

Tobetsu and Sweden Hills

About 20km northeast of Sapporo cross the Ishikari-gawa, the rural town Tobetsu (当別町) is a good place to cycling, camping…

Red Brick Town Ebetsu

Red Brick Town Ebetsu

Ebetsu (江別市) is the largest satellite city of Sapporo and a little-known to tourists, however here is Japan’s top red…

Nibutani: Heart of Ainu Culture

Nibutani: Heart of Ainu Culture

The small riverside village of Nibutani (二風谷), northern part of Biratori Town (平取町), is a traditional heart of Ainu culture…

Rebun-to Island

Rebun-to Island

Summer sees the narrow but attractive island of Rebun-to (礼文島) fill with nature lovers and hikers. Although the altitude is…

Rishiri-to Island

Rishiri-to Island

Soya Region’s highest peak soars heavenward, the spectacular Rishiri-to (利尻島) looks like little Mt Fuji floating in the sea. Many…