The Sapporo Beer Museum ・ Brewing History, Sapporo Beer Tasting, and Some Drunken... Everything you ever wanted to know about Sapporo beer, and more. (Plus free beer!) Sapporo's Ikura-don Is Like an Overflowing Bowl of Rubies ・ Hokkaido for Foodies Call it ikura or call it salmon caviar, this luxury delicacy makes for a decadent meal in Sapporo! 9 Best Sightseeing Spots in Hokkaido ・ Sapporo, Snow, and So Much More! Hokkaido is Japan's northernmost region, and the island is full of unique sightseeing destinations! For the Most Convenient Taste of Sapporo's Fresh Seafood: Maido! After a long, happy day seeing the sights of Hokkaido, the last thing you want to do is wander the city on tired feet, searching for a good-looking Sapporo restaurant for dinner. That's why, on our recent excursion to Japan's north, we were so happy to find Maido! just steps from the south exit of downtown Sapporo Station. And, better yet, it turned out to be the perfect place to sample some of the flavors that most represent Hokkaido: fresh-caught seafood, Hokkaido butter and soy sauce, even a little slurp of Hokkaido melon. Delicious and easily-accessible to boot, this Sapporo izakaya restaurant comes highly-recommended. Hokkaido’s Wagyu Beef, Cooked to Perfection in Sapporo: Yakiniku Wagyu Kurosawa Hokkaido is famous for its fresh food, with ample shoreline providing fresh-caught seafood for donburi, and broad pastures giving dairy and beef cattle room to graze. While travelers with a taste for Japan's super-high-quality wagyu beef might beeline towards Kobe, it really shouldn't be a surprise that Hokkaido's a great place to sample Japan's choicest cuts. That's why we made sure to add this Sapporo restaurant to our itinerary during our latest visit to Japan's northernmost island, and why we're recommending it now. Since yakiniku (Korean BBQ) gives the diner the chance to cook each morsel of beef to their own ideal level of rareness, we had an amazing meal at Yakiniku Wagyu Kurosawa, trying all kinds of wagyu! Hokkaido Travel - The Best Things to Do in Sapporo Not sure what to do in Sapporo? Hokkaido travel has been on the rise among foreign travelers to Japan in recent years, but with most visitors heading right to the region's ski slopes or Furano's lavender fields, Sapporo sometimes falls between the cracks. The JAPANKURU team is here to tell you: with great Sapporo restaurants, beautiful views, and fun sightseeing spots, it's worth checking out. Don't forget Sapporo! Shiroi Koibito Park: Factory Tours & Phenomenal Sweets in Sapporo Thanks to Japan's strong souvenir culture, with regional snacks being the most popular of all, sometimes sweets achieve rockstar status. One of those famous local delights can be found on a trip to Hokkaido, and especially Sapporo: the Shiroi Koibito cookie. So of course when the JAPANKURU team headed to Japan's northernmost island, we knew we couldn't miss a chance to check out Shiroi Koibito Park! Half factory tour and half cookie wonderland, it was a pretty sweet outing. Read on for a little review of our Shiroi Koibito Park experience! ☙ Fall Foliage 2019 ❧ Hokkaido - The Yellows and Reds at Jozankei Autumn is coming to the northern hemisphere, and in Japan that means it's time for koyo (紅葉), or fall foliage viewing! Every year crowds around the country flock to the most beautiful spots to see the seasons change, and the leaves shift from green to red. With amazing weather and colorful scenery, it's a great time to explore Japan. In Hokkaido, the ropeway to the ski resorts shows a different view along the way up compared to the white in the winter. Local Favourite at Sapporo's Saera Cafe Specialised in Sandwiches Not all gourmet foods are served in a fancy restaurant. This place in Sapporo Hokkaido is a cafe specialised in sandwich making. Leaving the atmosphere of Japanese Showa nostalgia, this cafe has a unique touch that all locals love. Just 3 minutes walk from Sapporo Station! Mitsui Garden Hotel Sapporo A famous hotel with a good location Seafood Bowls in Hokkaido Are To Die For! We sampled some delicious Seafood bowls from the Sapporo Central Wholesale Market and boy oh boy do we have a story to tell! Why we LOVE Hokkaido! Foilage, Seafood and of course EVANGELION!! Take a trip with us to the Jiyu Kukan Urban Sapporo Store, Hokkaido! An action packed fun center with unlimited hours of entertainment. Don't Leave the Airport!! No, Really.. Don't! Many feelings arise when talks of airports reach the table. For many, it's generally a very sad place. A last chance to say goodbye before someone leaves for a really long time. But for most, it's a destination for a new beginning, with only the sky as your limit! However, what we found in Sapporo's New Chitose Airport was quite impressive. Autumn Foliage Season in Sapporo is Already Over !!! We spent a couple hours in the popular Nakajin Park soaking in the Autumn colors and have a load of images we can't wait to show. Take a visual walk through Nakajin Park in the heart of Sapporo, Hokkaido with us. Boys Be Ambitious, and Girls Wanna Have Fun in Sapporo!! Our adventure will take us through Hokkaido for 2 days and 1 night as we soak in the magnificent changing of the seasons plus Japan's only all-in-one Evangelion themed, Manga, Restaurant & Internet Entertainment Center.