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Japan Travel: More reasons to shop with the new tax-free system

Shopping in Japan has always been a part of every tourist’s travel itinerary. With easy access to the country’s major shopping districts, it is so much easier to head out and splurge on designer goods or unique local finds. From handmade goodies to the latest electronics and fashion trends, everything you want and need is […]

Japan Travel: Sapporo attractions for the winter holidays

By now, millions have already witnessed impressive ice and snow sculptures from the Sapporo Snow Festival which was celebrated last February 1 to 12, 2018. But the charm and beauty of Sapporo don’t end there. If you’re planning to spend the rest of the holidays in the snowy mountains of Hokkaido, here are Sapporo attractions […]

Japan Travel Guide: Discover the charming city of Otaru

Following our latest Japan travel guide on Sapporo Snow Festival, let us look further into this side of Japan – the northernmost part as we feature Otaru in today’s Japan travel post! During its colonization in late 1800, Otaru served as a seaport and terminal station of Hokkaido’s first railway line. The city is well-known […]

Things to do in Japan: Experience Sapporo Snow Festival

Sapporo is Japan’s northernmost prefectural capital located on the mountainous island of Hokkaido. It’s the country’s 5th biggest city in terms of population and is known for its beer, ramen, skiing and the annual Sapporo Snow Festival. One of the things to do in Japan during winter is experience this which is why we have […]