Imagine a yokocho alley made up entirely of ramen restaurants. Sounds like a dream? Well, your dream can come true in Sapporo! The Sapporo Ramen Yokocho is a famous alley not just for its concentration delicious ramen but also for being the originator of the miso ramen! Here is more on this famous spot!
In February, in the small town of Otaru in Hokkaido, is held the Snow Light Path Festival. Thousands upon thousands of candles are lit in the snow every evening across the town. It creates an amazingly peaceful atmosphere and makes for one of Japan's most beautiful winter scenery.
Hokkaido is a beautiful travel destination as much for its breathtaking scenery as for the delicious local cuisine. When in Hokkaido, you should definitely make the detour to one of the best onsen areas of the region. It'll be unforgettable! We suggest where to go, what to visit and where to stay.
The Sapporo Snow Festival is the hugest winter event in Japan! If you are seeking to experience some winter magic, it's the place to go in Japan in February. Here's more on this famous festival.
The Hokkaido region is like the epicentre of ramen culture in Japan. There are more ramen restaurants in Hokkaido than you can shake a stick at, each with their own style, flavour, and unique touch. Here is the ultimate list of the 11 best ramen restaurants in Hokkaido.
Kick off the Japanese summer season with one of the most interesting dance festivals in Japan: the Sapporo Yosakoi Soran Festival! Dances are a modern adaptation of the traditional Awa Odori and the moves mimic fishermen hauling their catch. How awesome is that!
A nice way to enjoy Japan in June is by going to the Hokkaido Shrine Festival in Sapporo. You'll see an amazing procession of portable shrines, you'll hear traditional and modern music, you'll have the chance to try out some of the best festival foods there is, and you'll see plenty of people dressed in traditional summer kimonos!
Finding gluten-free restaurants and cafes in Japan is not always easy. This is why we made a list for you of some of the best addresses in Sapporo serving gluten-free meals and desserts! Even if you are not on a gluten-free diet, you should find these places irresistible!
Nemuro Hanamaru is a famous conveyor belt sushi restaurant from Hokkaido that that has some branches in Tokyo! Here is all you need to know about the place, including information on popular menu items, and popular locations in Sapporo, Tokyo, and Nemuro in Hokkaido.
Sapporo has some nice shabu shabu (Japanese steamboat or hot pot) restaurants you should definitely consider trying while you are there! In particular, the place to be is around the Susukino Station. Here is a selection of the best shabu shabu restaurants in Sapporo city!