Although I enjoying the great scenery of Furano and the usual powder snow, there is something missing in my heart. I really wish people from all over the world are coming back to this beautiful Hokkaido snow season very soon.
Mt. Tarumae, again!
Last Saturday seemed a perfect weather without wind to climb Mt.Tarumae unlike the day I tried few weeks ago. Looking at pictures of it taken from the summit of Mt.Tarumae, received from one of adventurous mountaineers, I have strongly determined myself that I should go back there next spring! What...
Kaedesawa in Chitose
Green moss canyon near Lake Shikotsu, called Kaedewasa, is welcoming us! It is just like an adventure playground for kids! The moss corridor is made up of lava that has flowed out due to the eruption of Mt.Tarumae, and moss grows naturally in the corridor that has been eroded over many years! ...
Mt. Tarumae rises between Hokkaido’s coast and Lake Shikotsu. I tried to attack its summit last weekend as it being close to the end of hiking season there. Unfortunately, it was too windy to climb to the top. However, you have a spectacular breathtaking wide-view of mountain range and Lake Shikotsu...
3 day trip to Tomamu
Being away from everyday life in Sapporo, I was in Tomamu for 3 days to enjoy some beautiful autumn colors and fresh air. I enjoyed as many activities as possible; horseback riding, Canadian canoe in Lake Sahoro, night gathering as watching fireworks, indoor pool and a camping… What a beautiful li...
Beautiful Lunch place in Chitose
Beautiful restaurant “Doremo LeTAO” located in Chitose city, only less than 10min from New Chitose Airport! As looking at white birches from a large window, you can enjoy their original dishes such as beef stroganoff omelet, pasta and pancakes! Being away from work, what a relaxed luxury lunch tim...
We still have beautiful calm weather in Sapporo at temperature of 20 to 24 degrees this week. Mt. Moiwa is located in the middle of Sapporo city with 531m high. In 2015, Sapporo was selected as one of Japan’s three most beautiful night view city alongside Nagasaki and Kobe. Mini-cable can take you u...
Great gelato in Chitose
You can have great gelato at “GELATERIA MIRTILLO” in Chitose! The owner has a background of studying gelato making in Italy. Their original homemade blueberry gelato is just perfect!
It is a beautiful sunny day with a temperature of 27 degrees. Mt.Sankakuyama with a height of 311.07M is easy course recommended for beginner climbers and travelers. It took me with 5 year-old kid about 45min one-way. Without a car, you can get there by subway and local bus. From the top, you ca...
Hakone Farm in Chitose
We tried milking at Hakone Farm in Chitose city. With a great appreciation to cows which Hakone farm has raised with a lots of love, we had delicious hamburger steak and milk at farm. You can experience quite many activities including making cheese, butter, sausage, fresh caramel and more! ...
Mt.Maruyama in Sapporo
What a wonderful Sapporo city view from a top of Mt.Maruyama! Mt.Maruyama with a height of 225M is easy course recommended for beginner climbers and travelers. It took me with 5 year-old kid about 60min one-way as enjoying mostly untouched virgin forest including wild squirrels, birds, bugs etc. ...
Canadian Canoe in Chitose
We tried Canadian canoe at Bibi River! 4km course ending near Lake Utonai is satisfactory. Bibi River is mostly surrounded by wetland forest and is very calm. We get to see swans and so many beautiful kingfishers! Around September, you may see sockeye salmon swim upstream and they color river pink ...