Hokkaido is the Japan of open spaces. The northernmost Japanese island accounts for 22 per cent of Japan’s land and only 5 per cent of its population. With that much room to play with, there are plenty of things to do in Hokkaido.
Known for its snow scene, exceptional fresh produce and unspoiled natural landscapes, it’s no surprise Hokkaido is stealing the limelight from Japan’s usual tourist draw cards.
From Sapporo’s food scene to witnessing the drift ice phenomenon, we share the ultimate Hokkaido bucket list.