Travel Blogs from Sapporo, Japan

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Yuki Matsuri..., Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Yuki Matsuri...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... at the YHA some three months prior, and it turned out to be a fantastic place... After flying up to Sapporo from Tokyo on one of Japan's budget airlines, I soon discovered that it was pretty darn cold, with temperatures around minus ten! This didn't ...

Sapporo - The Snow Festival, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Sapporo - The Snow Festival

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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SAPPORO Every year, the Snow Festival attracts many visitors from Japan and other countries to gather at the Odori Park, about two million people come to Sapporo to see the beautiful snow statues and ice sculptures which line Odori Park and the main ...

Life discovered in Japan, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Life discovered in Japan

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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The Wrath of Ghengis Khan, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

The Wrath of Ghengis Khan

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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1,000's of tiny snowmen!, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

1,000's of tiny snowmen!

A travel blog entry by kateinjapan

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... made some snow sculptures in a park. It's evolved into a HUGE outdoor festival in and around a large park in central Sapporo. It attracts almost 2 million people from all over the world every year. In addition to massive sculptures as big as office ...

Adventures in Hokkaido, Month of Gluttony, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Adventures in Hokkaido, Month of Gluttony

A travel blog entry by kateinjapan

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... the things we did in my pictures - this has taken me too long to write as it is. Overall I had a great time living in Sapporo and really enjoyed city life. It was a much needed change of pace after living in a town of 18,000 for one year. ...

Snow Festival in Hokkaido!, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan travel blog

Snow Festival in Hokkaido!

A travel blog entry by kateinjapan

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... designed according to North American style rectangular street system and thus is one of the easiest cities to navigate in JapanSapporo became world famous in 1972 when the Olympic Winter Games were held there. Today, the city is well known ...

Hokkaido Trip- July 9-15, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Hokkaido Trip- July 9-15

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... all the way across Hokkaido to Monbetsu were we picked up the third exchange student. I had met her once at a International Night in Sapporo for about half an hour but didn’t really know her. She was really nice though and liked to talk so she fit ...

First week of Winter Break- Dec. 20 - 26, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

First week of Winter Break- Dec. 20 - 26

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... . She was adorable and laughed a lot at the faces I was making and I got her to dance with me.  On Thursday I down to Sapporo eki to meet up with Dylan, Laura and her friend Ku from China. We looked around the stores and then Laura's Japanese friend, ...

Preparing for the New Year- Dec.27 - Jan.2, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Preparing for the New Year- Dec.27 - Jan.2

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... rabbit figurines in a house with furniture and drinks, its like polly pockets or barbie except with animals and I think really popular in Japan since a lot of kids have them but the girl and I spent the time playing with those.  On Tuesday me and my ...

School Festivals and Party's- July 16-24, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

School Festivals and Party's- July 16-24

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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So on the 16th and 17th, at the end of the trip, back in Sapporo. I pretty much hung out with friends a last time before going back home. On Saturday morning me and my host mom went and picked out a yukata as my present. Then in the afternoon I went to a ...

Last week in Japan- July 25-29, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Last week in Japan- July 25-29

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... late afternoon I went out to karaoke with a friend and then supper at a ramen shop. Then back to bed and to sleep my last night in Japan.  The next day I had to get up super early, 4 am to leave at 5 for the airport. My flight was at 7:30 am which ...

Sapporo .....before it snows!, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Sapporo .....before it snows!

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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... my feet.  But the shower felt GREAT.  After dinner, we headed to the JR Tower (JR = Japan Railroad) which is the highest building in Sapporo and has an observation deck on the 38th floor.  One of the interesting sites here is the ...

Birthday Week :) - Jan- 24 - 30, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Birthday Week :) - Jan- 24 - 30

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... with my family. We went again to the highest restaurant in the city and ate with my families aunt, uncle and cousins looking over Sapporo. It was almost the same food as before; i.e. cooked alive, and this time it went down easier. Then afterward we went ...

After math of School Trip- Nov. 11 - 21, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

After math of School Trip- Nov. 11 - 21

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... going to paradise.  The last day of my four day holiday was spent in a lesson with my rotary teacher and going down to Sapporo station to hang out with Sam and Laura. We spent some time in Sapporo then went to Odori to shop. Me feet hurt afterwards ...

Sapporo, Gateway to Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Sapporo, Gateway to Hokkaido

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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... the figure skating made us both feel sick. After our sports musuem, we headed to the Sapporo beer museum. Sapporo is one of the major beer brands in Japan, it produces lots of various beers. Unfortunately, the museum itself was all in Japanese, but they ...

First Host Family- Aug. 28 - 29, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

First Host Family- Aug. 28 - 29

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... hotel restaurant. It was Chinese but still good and a different experience, according to my dad it is the 3rd best restaurant in Sapporo. I liked all the dishes given except one which I only half finished, but that was because I was already full on the ...

Second week of School- Aug.30 - Sept.5, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Second week of School- Aug.30 - Sept.5

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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School is ridiculously hot this week, there is no air conditioning in the classrooms and everyone has fans that they use but you still sweat buckets. All week it has been around 30C or higher and the humidity makes it even hotter. The main word ...

Beer town, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Beer town

A travel blog entry by finallytop3

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... from Switzerland.  We got along well, and there was always someone to do something with.  Dominic and I hit the Sapporo Beer Museum which was quite good, but the highlight definitely was the fact that it had cheapest Sapporo beer in town.  ...

School and Sports-April 25- 28, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

School and Sports-April 25- 28

A travel blog entry by kaelan

... safety. Not that interesting but I talked to the people beside me so it was fine. After school I went home and then over to Sapporo University to play soccer. I thought it was just a practice but it was a game against another team. For the first bit I was ...

An Afternoon in Sapporo, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

An Afternoon in Sapporo

A travel blog entry by trainsnotplanes

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First week with Second Host Family- Nov.29 - Dec.5, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

First week with Second Host Family- Nov.29 - Dec.5

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... would never think would look good. Afterwards we went up to the top of the building to have dinner in the highest restaurant of Sapporo. This saying it was pretty expensive, it was 14 dollars for freshly squeezed orange juice, and there were 8 of us. How ...

Hokkaido, Hokkaido, Japan travel blog

Hokkaido

A travel blog entry by meganchan

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From December 8th to 10th all the exchange students, Rina, and Kubo-San went to Hokkaido. Hokkaido is island at the North of Japan which means I got to play in the snow. I went snowboarding and had a great few days. Here are the ...

Nights out with Mason, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Nights out with Mason

A travel blog entry by dcamason

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Here is a random collection of different nights out with ...

Farewell and Welcome- Jan. 31 - Feb. 6, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Farewell and Welcome- Jan. 31 - Feb. 6

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... of the teachers and mom's on there too. Muni cried when she hugged me and made me cry a bit. After that I went back to Sapporo station and walked to the hotel were the rotary meeting was taking place because I had time. It was really warm out, all the ...

Beer fest!  , Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Beer fest!

A travel blog entry by allmystrings

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... ;Sapporro being the beer capital of Japan, we headed to the beer museum.  Fascinating though it was, we were still below Japan's drinking age and therefore felt a little left out of the festivities.  The beer museum was adjacent to a crazy huge ...

Dining with Mason, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Dining with Mason

A travel blog entry by dcamason

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Here's some of my cooking experiements as well as some of my favourite places to eat ...

Straight and Narrow, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Straight and Narrow

A travel blog entry by v1213

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... to experience again, especially after flying. The scenery was great but bum fatigue really hit us as we continued to travel. Arrival into Sapporo was at 11:56pm, after which we descended into the Subway to go to Susukino. There was a bit of a crowd ...

June 27 - July 3, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

June 27 - July 3

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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... to hang out with a friend from a different school that I had met through one of the previous exchange students. We went to Sapporo Factory, which used to be a beer factory but now has turned into shopping mall. The clothes there weren’t that good ...

Sapporo, Sapporo, Japan travel blog

Sapporo

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

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