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Niseko Hokkaido: Experience the luxury of extreme top-class powder snow on a CAT Tour!

Niseko / Rusutsu Other Activities

Powder junkies from all over the world come to Niseko for its top-quality snow. The biggest problem is the fierce degree of competition for that powder. But did you know that there is a tour that will allow you to enjoy the powder snow of Niseko to your heart’s content? Of the several tours from which to choose we would like to tell you about the NISEKO WEISS POWDER CATS offered by the Niseko Hanazono Resort.

Autumn in Japan 2018: Best 8 Spots to See Fall Colors Throughout Japan!


The year 2018 is slowly coming to an end. Summer and its hot humidity are saying goodbye and autumn refreshes us with its cooler temperatures and crisp weather. The main highlight of the season is the fall foliage, called kōyō in Japanese, transforming Japan into a wonderland of vivid colors. The Adirondacks in the state of New York or Llanrwst in Wales are world-famous autumn leaf spots. However, Japan’s fall foliage spots are defined by the serene and pure beauty that comes from a unique harmony between nature and man-made buildings and structures. To let you savor this tranquil spectacle of the seasons, we’re taking you to eight iconic autumn leaf spots throughout Japan, show you how to get there, and when to make the most out of the colorful foliage!

What’s the best way to enjoy taking photos of the Sapporo Clock Tower?

Sapporo / Chitose Other Architecture

The Sapporo Clock Tower is one of the more popular sightseeing spots in the city. This historical old building is nestled among the taller buildings in the city center and from whatever angle you view it, you are presented with unique photo opportunities. Moreover, the inside of the building also has a picture-perfect atmosphere where you can also learn the history of the clock’s mechanism. A quick snapshot of the place will not do it justice! There really are several interesting photo spots that highlight the charms of this building that we will introduce here.

Prices in Japan: Expressway Toll, Gasoline, Rental Cars

Other Sightseeing

Japan’s national highways span from the northernmost Hokkaido to Okinawa all the way in the south. As of 2016, they cover a total distance of 9318.6 kilometers. For those who prefer a car to planes and trains, such expressways are the best way to get around the country. In that case, it’s essential to know about expressway tolls, as well as the price of gasoline and rental cars. Expressway tolls cover almost all highway sections, and the general image that people tend to have of Japan is that prices are high. But how high is the price of gasoline in reality, compared to other parts of the world? We’ll go over tolls, gasoline, as well as rental cars to help you plan your budget!

Emergency Info: What to Do When You Get Sick or Injured in Japan

Other Sightseeing

Getting injured or sick is the last thing you need while traveling abroad. Still, sometimes it does happen and getting the help and care you need can be quite the ordeal in a country with different language and culture. Still, there’s no need to panic: from smaller discomforts such as jetlag to being in an accident, here is everything you need to know when getting sick or injured in Japan

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