It’s July, one of the best months of Hokkaido!! Hokkaido has been very popular globally especially for its powder snow during the winter. Living in Niseko, I was surprised how Niseko becomes the most international location of Japan in the winter. I came across so many internationals that loved the winter and they keep coming … Continue reading Roadtrip across Hokkaido during the summer!!
Compared to other parts of Japan, the weather in Tokyo is actually pretty good all year round, but there has been some more extreme weather lately, and it’s not unusual to get caught in a downpour. On top of that, if you choose to visit Japan in June or the beginning of July, you will … Continue reading Enjoying Tokyo in the rain! Our 10 fave indoor activities
Image by Unsplash What are the major categories of Japanese Cuisine? First, I would say Japanese wouldn't be able to live without seafood. Consisted of 4 islands all surrounded by the sea, our cuisine uses so many ingredients coming from the sea. We are one of the only people that traditionally eat fish raw for … Continue reading Understanding diverse types of Japanese Cuisine
During your trip to Japan, you should definitely experience izakaya bar culture. Image from Flickr In these establishments you can enjoy Japanese-style cocktails and tapas dishes for extremely reasonable prices. The dishes tend to be smaller, and you would usually share the dishes with everyone. If you don't know what to eat, hop into an … Continue reading Izakaya strategies and our recommended backstreets
Ideas and stories lie at the beginning of every project. So what drove leaders to launch these projects in the first place? In this series of articles, we will be introducing the stories of projects and businesses that we think might be interesting for you during your visit to Japan. Today we'll be looking at … Continue reading Jai La Patate-The restaurant that presents Hokkaido cuisine in the vast nature of Kutchan, Niseko
The kanji for Tokyo literally translates as "eastern capital" and just as the term "capital" may suggest, it is huge! Not only that, but each area within this capital has its own unique character and charm, so paired with the sheer size of the city, it's difficult to see everything that you might want to … Continue reading The 4 best districts to visit in Tokyo by theme
No matter where you travel, you always check the temperature so you know what to wear. Today, we're going to show you an app that you can refer to when you want to know what clothing is best to wear on your trip to Tokyo. We'll also let you know about some handy and functional … Continue reading Hot? Cold? Japan’s clothing forecasts and functional clothing
Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan is getting more and more popular over the years for the fluffy powder snow. View of Mt Yotei from Kutchan town The sweet spot for ski/board freaks still is Niseko, where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Mt Fuji of Hokkaido, Yotei. Mt Yotei actually helps the … Continue reading Number 1 thing you should do in Hokkaido: Ski/Snowboard
You might have already noticed that you see smaller cars in Japan compared to Western countries. It might surprise you but it is actually more expensive than the bigger cars, but recommended as well. Today we will be sharing with you what exactly is a kei car and 3 reasons why you should own a … Continue reading Looking to buy a car in Japan? 3 reason you should buy a “kei car”
Take One Otaru Facebook Page Take One is a car dealer from Otaru You would seldom/never feel you would need a car in cities like Tokyo or Osaka. However, if you live in a rural country in Japan, the story is different. Especially in Hokkaido where the land is wider than the other provinces and … Continue reading Need an English speaking car dealer in Hokkaido? Here it is!