Hokkaido Food Tourism 2015

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Hokkaido Food Tourism 2015

When one mentioned Hokkaido, images of snow-capped mountains, breathtaking nature scenery, fresh seafood and gorgeous hot springs start to flood the mind. Such is the impression that most tend to miss other gems that this enchanting island has to offer. I hope through my travelogue, readers (especially those on self-drive vacation in the western region comprising Sapporo, Kuriyama, Ishikari and Niseko) will be able to tailor a more rounded trip. And yes,...

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Hidaka, Hokkaido’s Hidden Gem (2015)

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Hidaka, Hokkaido’s Hidden Gem (2015)

When travelling, sometimes it’s the unplanned  itineraries that reward us with the best memories. Such is my experience with Hidaka, a coastal town in Southern Hokkaido, just about 130km or a 2.5 hours drive from the Chitose New Airport . Hidaka is Japan’s largest horse breeding hub accounting for nearly 80% of all horses bred in Japan. In 2011, out of about 7,000 thoroughbred horses bred in Japan, 5,600 came from Hidaka. So it’s no surprise...

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