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Hokkaido Travel Guide

Hokkaido Top Experiences

Want to learn more about Hokkaido? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.

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Winter Sports in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is a land of wondrous winters. Ridiculous amounts of powder and great resorts delight skiers and boarders from both Japan and overseas...

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Top Reasons to Go to Hokkaido

The beer: Hokkaido has the Sapporo Beer brewery and local microbreweries in Otaru and Hakodate. The slopes: Deep powder and uncrowded lift...

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On the Menu

Hokkaido is known for its seafood—the prefecture's name means "the Road to the Northern Sea." Shakeě or sakeě (salmon), ika (squid), ...

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Hokkaido's First Inhabitants

Once upon a time in Ainumosir ("human being peaceful land"), aynu (human beings) lived in kotan (villages), raising their families on...

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The Beer

Sapporo means beer to drinkers around the world, and what would a visit to the city of the same name be without a little beer research? Head...

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On the Calendar

One of Japan's best-known annual events, held for a week beginning February 5 or 6, is the Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri). More...

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