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Hokkaido, Japan 2016 Day 7: Mitsui Outlet Mall and Last Day

October 8, 2016 ~ Day 7 in Hokkaido, Japan. A week has passed by just like that!  Today’s itinerary was nothing more than a stop to the Mitsui Outlet Park Sapporo Kitahiroshima and flying back to Hong Kong. We started with … Continue reading

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Hokkaido, Japan 2016 Day 6: Miniature Horse Farm, Sapporo Museum, and More Food in Sapporo

October 7, 2016 ~ Day 6 in Hokkaido, Japan. Today, before leaving Daiichi Hotel, we had a amazing spread of breakfast downstairs in a dining room next to the one we had the Kaiseki dinner last night. I was so impressed … Continue reading

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Hokkaido, Japan 2016 Day 5: Waterfalls, Parks, and Public Onsens

October 6, 2016 ~ Day 5 in Hokkaido, Japan. Day 5 of my Hokkaido trip and it was more of a tame day in terms of travelling and events I have to say. Before leaving the hotel, we went for … Continue reading

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Hokkaido, Japan 2016 Day 4: Museums and Parks Galore in Hokkaido!

October 5, 2016 ~ Day 4 in Hokkaido, Japan. Today was great and full of short excursions to interesting museums and pit stops. Just before breakfast, we squeezed in another dip in the onsen hot spring bath.  This time, taking … Continue reading

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Hokkaido, Japan 2016 Day 3: Snow Museum, Daisetsuzan National Park, and Private Onsen

October 4, 2016 ~ Day 3 in Hokkadio, Japan. On the third day of our Japan trip in Hokkaido, we woke up early for another amazing breakfast downstairs on the third floor of the Mercure Hotel for a hot continental … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitude

I’m in the middle of editing my blog posts from when I went to Hokkaido in the fall of 2016. As such, I found a photo capturing the essence of ‘solitude’.  During Day 2 of our trip, we visited Hokkaidō … Continue reading

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Hokkaido, Japan 2016 Day 1: Arrival in Hokkaido!

October 2, 2016 ~ Day 1 in Hokkadio, Japan. My trip to Hokkaido began bright and early on Sunday, October 2, 2016.  We checked out of the hotel in Hong Kong and went to take the bus to the airport … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Path

This was the picturesque view while walking along the path at Shiretoko National Park in Hokkaido, Japan in October this year.  It was autumn time and the air was so crisp and fresh while strolling along this boardwalk.  I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Magic

Last month when I was vacationing in Hokkaido, Japan, one of the destinations on our itinerary was visiting the Snow Museum located in Asahikawa, Hokkaido Prefecture.  Inside of this museum there was a long winding staircase that led to a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Tiny

This is not the best photo or representation of these cute little food figurines, but these are pieces of art work that are always tiny and miniature sized!  You may have seen them before in souvenir shops or art & … Continue reading

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