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 ¬†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

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

“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. ūüôā 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 to¬†engage myself on things I’ve never done¬†before. I don’t … More Rainbow in the Fields – Furano/Nakafurano, Hokkaido, Japan