Sapporo Bird’s-Eye View at Mount Moiwa, Hokkaido, Japan

From Hokkaido shrine I took the local city tram in Sapporo for the first time. I just followed where google map suggested me to go but I didn’t realized I needed to hop on the free shuttle bus to Mount Moiwa a few blocks from the tram station where I alighted. I waylaid another old … More Sapporo Bird’s-Eye View at Mount Moiwa, Hokkaido, Japan

Perceiving Quietude – Hokkaido Shrine, Sapporo, Japan

After my trip to Shiroi Koibito “Chocolate Factory” Park, I had lunch at a supermarket nearby the Miyanosawa station. When I felt satisfied of the meal in bento, I took the train towards the Maruyama Station for the next attraction in my list – the famous Shinto sanctum in Sapporo – Hokkaido Shrine. Hokkaido shrine … More Perceiving Quietude – Hokkaido Shrine, Sapporo, Japan

Finding Willy Wonka – Shiroi Koibito Park, Hokkaido, Japan

Shiroi Koibito Park is one popular attraction in Sapporo, and yes, it is a chocolate factory. The reddish edifice from the outside has more interesting facade once you enter the front gate – more like the exteriors of European castles Β from the cartoons I used to watch in my childhood. The theme park is most … More Finding Willy Wonka – Shiroi Koibito Park, Hokkaido, Japan

The Streets of Sapporo Central, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

“Music saves the soul”. Play softly while you read. From Furano, I have travelled back to Sapporo, Hokkaido’s largest city and one of Japan’s most populous metropolis – far from Furano and Biei’s laid-back rural ambience. I was standing all through out a little over one hour journey from Furano train station to Sapporo and … More The Streets of Sapporo Central, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

The Enchanting Landscapes of Biei, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. During my search of attractions in Furano and Nakafurano, Biei has caught my attention when I saw astonishing landscape photos after clicking “images” tab in Google search. And since I’m already near the area, I didn’t want to miss the chance to see this. My Furano … More The Enchanting Landscapes of Biei, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

Rainbow in the Fields – Furano/Nakafurano, Hokkaido, Japan

“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. πŸ™‚ When was the last time you did something for the first time? I feel like I’m always in need of something new, imagining myself to be in some place new. I’d like to believe I’m trying toΒ engage myself on things I’ve never doneΒ before. I don’t … More Rainbow in the Fields – Furano/Nakafurano, Hokkaido, Japan