It get's cold in Hokkaido! But don't let that put you off from heading out and exploring the winter wonderland. Hattie offers advice on how to bundle up nice and warm in Hokkaido’s subzero winter in preparation for your adventure holiday.
- Preparing for Your First Hokkaido Adventure Holiday
Hattie talks about her experience on preparing for your first Adventure Holiday in Hokkaido and shares her top tips and tricks on what to expect and how to prepare sufficiently to get the most out of your exciting trip.
- Vegan & Vegetarian in Hokkaido
Navigating Hokkaido as a vegan or vegetarian poses challenges due to meat-centric traditions. Learn about the impact of dashi and cultural hesitations, explore the historical roots and discover strategies for plant-based eating.
- A Local’s Guide to Using Public Transport in Hokkaido
This guide will demystify Hokkaido’s trains, buses and ferries and share all you need to know about navigating Hokkaido by public transport.
- Covid-19 related requirements when travelling to Japan
This is our guide to visiting Japan as a tourist now that Covid-19 border closures have been lifted. We will endeavour to keep this page up to date but we recommend that you double check official sources before you travel.
- A Local’s Guide to Driving in Hokkaido
Have questions about getting around by car in Hokkaido? In this article, Kazu gives tips for driving in Hokkaido. A handy guide for anyone planning on renting a car and exploring Hokkaido by road.
- How to Onsen (Like a Local!)
Dipping in an Onsen, or hot spring, is a post hike ritual for Ayaka! She'll explain all about onsen etiquette, from how to enter the bath to the best way to unwind afterwards so you can dip your toes into this part of our culture!
- Hokkaido Travel Tips & Common Questions
Where is Hokkaido? How do I get there? Do people speak English?! All these questions and more are answered in this handy blog by Richard!
- What to pack for Hokkaido?
Excited for your trip to Hokkaido, but are unsure about what to bring? This blog post shares tips on what to pack for Hokkaido, plus local insight and advice to help you prepare for your adventure travel to Hokkaido.
- How to get to Hokkaido?
By plane, by train, or by ferry? There are many ways to access Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido. This article goes over the best travel options to Hokkaido from Tokyo, Osaka, as well as other nearby Asian cities and further afield.
- Why travel to Hokkaido?
So why visit Hokkaido? In this post, Adventure Hokkaido guide Richard, an Englishman who has found home in Hokkaido, shares what makes Hokkaido makes a perfect travel destination to experience a natural Japan.