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Sapporo Shopping: Mitsui Outlet Park Sapporo Kitahiroshima and Chitose Outlet Mall Rera - Popular Hokkaido Outlets!

Sapporo / Chitose Outlet Malls

There are two shopping outlets near Sapporo in Hokkaido: Chitose Outlet Mall Rera near the New Chitose Airport, the gateway to Hokkaido, and the Mitsui Outlet Park Sapporo Kitahiroshima, located midway between the airport and Sapporo. The number of foreign shoppers at these outlet malls in Hokkaido is steadily increasing, making them major tourist attractions in Hokkaido! Apart from shopping, delicious Hokkaido gourmet dishes can also be enjoyed and direct bus service makes them easily accessible. Follow along as we introduce these spots!

What Do Japanese Really Buy? Top 10 Japanese Sodas at Keio Supermarket!

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Grocery Stores

For the past few years, sparkling drinks have experienced a boom in Japan because of growing consciousness regarding health and nutrition. There aren’t only sweet sodas on the market but also fizzy drinks with zero sugar, with plenty of new creations being released by major companies on a regular base. In contrast to Europe, where sparkling water is enjoyed as it is, Japan has mainly used carbonated water to mix with whiskey and other spirits. However, more and more people in Japan are discovering it as a refreshment all by itself. Competition is fierce on the fizzy drink market, so we’re going to show you our top 10 favorites at Keio Supermarket!

[MOVIE] Navigating Virtual Airspace with Skyart JAPAN

Shinagawa Adventure Activities

Have you always wanted to fly through the skies while controlling a jet? You now have the chance to make your dream a reality! Skyart JAPAN offers hyper-realistic flight simulation for everyone from beginners to professional pilots. Take a closer look at SkyArt’s state of the art headquarters located in Shinagawa, Tokyo and see how I fared in the cockpit for my very own private lesson!

Try your hand fishing for sea urchin on Rishiri Island! Eat the sea urchin you get either raw on the spot or gunkanmaki (wrapped in seaweed) style

Wakkanai Seafood

Interested in seeing what it’s like to be a fisherman on Rishiri Island? Here you can do what the local fishermen do when harvesting sea urchins: crack open those that you yourself caught and eat them on the spot. You don’t need to get into the water to do it, either. No need to change clothes and no special preparations are required, so you don’t need to bring anything. At the Kamui Seaside Park on Rishiri Island you can have such an easy-going and enjoyable experience. Freshly harvested sea urchin are exceptionally delicious! Here you will find limited edition “exotic sweets” made with sea urchin and Rishiri kelp that certainly should be tried.

Save with The Greater Tokyo Pass: Discover More with Unlimited Train and Bus Rides for 3 Days!

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Other Sightseeing

Tokyo boasts a wonderfully efficient public transport system that takes you to every sight you want to see! However, this system is made up by numerous companies that all require different tickets – sometimes, a train company even changes halfway. As convenient as Tokyo’s trains and buses are, they can get terribly confusing at times. This is especially painful if you plan on getting around a lot to discover different areas. In that case, the Greater Tokyo Pass offers you hassle-free sightseeing with unlimited rides for buses and trains in the Kanto area – starting this spring!

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