Tagged: Hokkaido

Mount Komagatake and Lake Onuma at Onuma Park

Onuma: Taking a Breather from Hakodate

Wifey and I walk a lot on our travels in Japan. While most of the walking is done within the cities we visit, every now and then, we take a side trip out to experience the surrounding area. Onuma was one such side trip we took when we visited Hakodate in...

Furano Melon

Furano in Summer: Where Melons Rock

Furano is synonymous with its lavender fields and this is definitely the key reason which draws visitors to the area. One other famous product of Furano is the Furano melon. When we visited Farm Tomita in summer, we took the chance to drop by the Tomita Melon House (TMH). TMH was fairly easy to...

Lavender Bloom in Summer

Furano in Summer: Where Flowers Abound

Furano in Japan’s Hokkaido Prefecture is a popular tourist destination. It is famous for its gorgeous blooms in summer. I am a flower lover, so a visit to Furano was a MUST-DO when we were on holiday in Hokkaido this summer. Getting to Furano Our plan was to take the Furano...