Diego’s off to visit Japan’s northernmost zoo, in Hokkaidō’s second-largest city. But we don’t even have to wait until we arrive to get a taste of the animal experience – […]
The Sapporo Yuki Matsuri isn’t just a daytime affair. In fact, it seems that the festival atmosphere only really kicks in when the sun goes down and the lights come […]
One Sapporo Yuki Matsuri site down, two more to go. Now for a return visit to the focal point of this year’s festivities.
The Sapporo Yuki Matsuri is a big annual event, and it has a giant footprint to match: no less than three large venues in different parts of Hokkaidō’s snowy capital. […]
Sapporo. Snow. Wow. (And that’s all I really need to say.)
We’ve got time on our hands before this afternoon’s flight to Sapporo, so let’s go for a relaxing stroll through one of Tōkyō’s finest gardens.
Today’s the 3rd of February – Setsubun – and in Japan that traditionally means spring has arrived. Let’s have a look at how Tōkyōites welcome the new season.
Day 1 may have been a bust, though Day 2 was anything but. Church, art, and piping hot ramen – all that a solo traveller needs to make his Sunday […]
Not much happened on this day, so let’s get it over with quickly and move on.
Where Diego sees a man walking his dog, admires a marble staircase, and says farewell to one of his favourite cities in the world. Second part of two. Final field […]