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5 Fun Water Activities To Do in Hokkaido: Enjoy The Great Outdoors Near Sappporo in Summer

Sapporo / Chitose Outdoor Activities

Enjoy an action-packed afternoon of watersports in Hokkaido! The nature-filled area around Sapporo is a perfect place where you can enjoy a variety of fun activities, from kayaking to rafting, cruising to canyoning, and more. Some of the more popular areas to visit on a day trip include Chitose City and its Lake Shikotsu, plus Jozankei Onsen, Otaru City, and Furano City. Here we will share five fun water activities you can do in the green season and how to book your own experience.

The 60-Meter TOWER SLIDER - A Thrilling New Attraction in Tsutenkaku, Osaka

Shinsekai, Tennouji, Tsuruhashi Landmarks

The Tsutenkaku observation tower is the symbol of Osaka's iconic Shinsekai district. Right next door is the coiled snake-like TOWER SLIDER, which just opened in May 2022. The 60-meter slide runs from 22 meters above ground into a basement, and takes just 10 seconds to descend! We visited the TOWER SLIDER to discover just how thrilling it really is!

Become a True Gundam Pilot - Stepping into the P.O.D. at a Tokyo Arcade! (Video)


Japan and robots go together like a hotdog and mustard. One of the nation’s most famous robot exports is known worldwide simply as “Gundam.” What started out as an anime has become a huge franchise with its own games, movies, and even a life-sized statue in Tokyo’s Odaiba. What many people don’t know, however, is that there is a way to pilot your very own Gundam robot!

10 Must-See Attractions Near Mount Fuji For Spring 2022

Mt. Fuji Rivers, Lakes & Canyons

At long last, spring has arrived! And what better way to enjoy it than visiting some new and exciting attractions near Mount Fuji? From the brilliant moss phlox fields, to the brand-new Peter Rabbit English Garden, to the popular Fuji-Q Highland theme park, fun awaits you this Spring 2022!

Climbing Mt. Fuji in 2022 (July 1-Sep 10): What You Need To Know First (Access/Dates)

Mt. Fuji Outdoor Activities

In 2022, the trails reaching the top of Mt. Fuji officially open from July 1 to September 10. The hike should not be underestimated and good preparation both for the trip and against Covid-19 will help make your trip up the mountain a safe and memorable one.

What is Robatayaki? Discover Japan's Ultimate Grilling Experience

Kushiro Other Japanese Food

Robatayaki is a Japanese cooking method where ingredients are grilled in front of restaurant guests. Translated directly as "fireside-cooking," robatayaki is said to have originated in Sendai City in the Tohoku region. Once it reached Kushiro City in eastern Hokkaido, a region rich in seafood, it spread throughout Japan. Here, we look at the long-established robatayaki restaurant, Robata, in Kushiro City to explore the history of robatayaki and how it is served.

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