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Shopping, Activities & More! Exploring the New Furano Prince Hotel, Hokkaido’s Gorgeous Resort Hotel

Furano / Biei / Sounkyo All You Can Eat

The Furano area, blessed with rich tourism resources, is located right in the center of Hokkaido, and visited by many people from all over the world, not to mention Japan. There are many attractive accommodation facilities in the city, and among them the New Furano Prince Hotel boasts the most fulfilling facilities. Guests can experience a relaxing stay unmatched elsewhere, its hospitality refined and well-appointed facilities, such as the cafes and gardens, are in harmony with the beautiful natural surroundings. Let's take a closer look at the 6 reasons this facility is so incredible!

What are Japanese Emoji and Emoji Goods You Need to Buy

Sapporo / Chitose

In the age of social media, we’re encouraged to say everything as short and sweet as possible. Character limits, along with short attention spans, create an environment where we need to express our thoughts fast. As a result, our written language has adapted to express our emotions quickly and effectively with emoji and emoticons. But not all emoji and emoticon are the same, and Japanese emoji do it best. So, here is everything you need to know about Japanese emoji, plus the emoji goods you need to buy!

Visiting Hokkaido in Spring/Summer 2020: The Ultimate Guide to Hokkaido Weather and the Clothes You Need!

Sapporo / Chitose Spring

Hokkaido is the furthest north of the islands of Japan. It’s 820km north of Tokyo and is separated from the mainland by a large stretch of water called the Tsugaru Strait. The average temperature in summer in Hokkaido is about 20 degrees Celsius which is cool and pleasant. In winter the temperature is often below zero and it also snows a lot. In this article, we’re going to tell you all about the climate in Hokkaido in spring and summer, and the appropriate clothing to wear. We'll also share why summer is the best time to visit Hokkaido! If you’re going to Hokkaido as well as visiting Tokyo and Osaka, you need to be aware that there’s a big difference in temperature!

Manhole Mania: Exploring Japan’s Trendy Manhole Cover Art!

Sapporo / Chitose Other Townscapes

Have you ever heard of the word "manholer"? This word refers to a person who likes manholes. It has been 40 years since "Design Manholes", or manhole covers with designs, came to Japan. As these lids gradually increased, so did the number of manhole enthusiasts, called "manholers", throughout the country. With a favorable turn of events, the number of "Manhole Cards", introduced last year, has already exceeded 1 million pieces. Who would have thought that opening a manhole event would be a great success and would lead to the debut of enthusiast sites in China and the U.S.? The organizers were also bewildered by the unexpected enthusiasm and wondered why these people were so captivated with these covers.

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