Japan

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Exploring the Sapporo Snow Festival

The Sapporo Snow Festival is an incredible winter wonderland of all things snow & ice. Spread across 3 huge sites it’s the biggest winter festival in Japan so here are a few tips for getting the most out of your visit.

What to see, do and where to eat in Kobe, JapanWhat to see, do and where to eat in Kobe, Japan

What to see & do in Kobe

In this City Guide we’ll introduce some of our top things to see & do in Kobe.  It’s a lovely, vibrant and modern city less than an hour by train from Kyoto and Osaka which makes it perfect for a day trip.  Most of these…

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A day trip to Hakone

We decided that a trip to Hakone had to be included on our winter trip when we woke up one morning in Tokyo, flung open the curtains of our room at the Hotel New Otani and were greeted with an amazing view of Mt Fuji…

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Otaru Snow Light Path Festival

I love a good festival and they usually crop up in my Japan itinerary somewhere.  During the winter the big one everyone talks about is the Sapporo Snow Festival and with good reason, it is huge and fabulous and we had the most amazing time. …