How do I even begin to describe what it’s like to travel in Japan? 🙄 It is an experience. It surrounds you. Every moment of every day is filled with new discoveries, cultural difference and utter delights. I can’t describe it beyond that, but I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. 😃 Our Hokkaido winter vacation is so fun and memorable.

Hoshino Resorts Tomamu
Hoshino Resorts TOMAMU: A Ski Resort You’re Bound to Fall in Love With

Our winter experience at Hoshino Resorts TOMAMU turned out to be far better that what we could have possibly dreamed of. Read our detailed review on Hoshino Resorts TOMAMU and tips on how to get the best deal out of the ski resort.

Sapporo with kids
Sapporo with Kids: 10 Must-Visit Attractions in Sapporo, Hokkaido

Sapporo is the largest city of Hokkaido. It has many tourist spots and hotels, as well as being a hub for trains and buses. Check out our guide of fun things to do in Sapporo with Kids from sight-seeing to shopping, eating and playing.

ibis styles sapporo
Ibis Styles Sapporo Hotel Review: Great Stay with Spacious Rooms

We absolutely love Ibis Styles Sapporo Hotel. Great for families searching for reasonable comfort while watching their budget. Absolutely value for money with a convenient location and great service.

Hokkaido DIY Itinerary
[Trip Report] Hokkaido Dec’18 10D9N Winter DIY Itinerary

Sharing my 10D9N Hokkaido Trip Report and Itinerary. Highlights include Sapporo White Illumination, penguin walk, beautiful Otaru, snow sledding at Tomamu and Ice Village. Best trip we’ve ever had!

10 Days Hokkaido Free and Easy Itinerary – Initial Planning

Here’s our Hokkaido free and easy itinerary and planning resources for a fun 10 days winter vacation covering Sapporo, Lake Toya, Tomamu and the famous Asahiyama Zoo.

Planning For Our First Winter Snow Vacation

It’s official! We’ll be going on a snow vacation end of this year. It’s our first snow vacation (Edison and me) and we’re truly excited about. It’s also the first time I booked for flight tickets and hotels more than 6 months in advance.

Japan Day 2: Tokyo Disneyland

Today was supposed to be the most exciting day of our trip because we will be going to the happiest place on earth – yes, the Disneyland!

Japan Day 1: Tokyo City Tour & Sanrio Puroland

Our first destination was Senso-ji Temple (Asakusa Kannon Temple). It is one of Tokyo’s most colourful and popular temples.