Monthly Archives : March 2017

The Hokkaido JR Pass

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Heard of the new Hokkaido JR Pass? Traveling to Hokkaido has been made relatively easy now with the opening of the Hokkaido Shinkansen since March 2016. It now takes about four and a half hours from Tokyo to Hakodate which is south of Hokkaido. Easy! No scanning of baggage and waiting around for planes. I have yet to try this…

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Ice Walking Tour

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Ice walking tour in Shiretoko, Utoro Drift ice also known as Ryuhyou (流氷) is a phenomenon that is commonly sighted in winter from late January and till late March. It really depends on the wind direction and weather, to be honest. This time, my friend Helen and I signed up for a drift ice walking tour for our YOLO experience…

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