Posts Tagged ‘Hokkaido’

8 Things You Must Do In Hokkaido – Fun Winter Activities

  Hokkaido has breathtaking winter landscapes for one to enjoy. It has been famous for their powder snow and thanks to that person from all around the world would flock to Hokkaido just to ski or snowboard. What a lot of people don’t know is that there are actually a lot of outdoor activities that one can participate in, apart from skiing or snowboarding. These include […]

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8 best ski resorts in Japan for families: beginner to advanced

  Japan boasts a great snow reputation, and a trip over the winter (December to March) is a perfect occasion to experience white landscapes and trying out snow sports. Winter in Japan also offers unique cultural experiences, and is there a better time to soak in hot springs after a big day out? Skiing, snowboarding, cross-country, snow-shoeing and sledding and amongst the many offerings in most […]

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Best Family Skiing Holiday

Our family of six (including four children between 9 and 14) had the holiday of a lifetime skiing and snowboarding in Hokkaido in late January 2016. We flew from Brisbane, with a short stopover in Taiwan, Taipei, then straight on to Sapporo, Hokkaido. It was a very comfortable trip, with no jet lag, and we were met by JTB staff and put on a coach for […]

May 2016 ,

Brilliant Planning

Hi Olivia,This email is to first thank you sincerely for the brilliant planning you put into the trip. It went exceedingly well, even though the first two weeks were unusually wet. It didn’t stop us – it just meant a few more in-door things to find and do e:g museums which we might add, the Japanese do very well. And as expected, the flights on the […]

December 2012 , , ,

Fabulous Trip

Dear Yoko-san   I hope you are well. The trip was fabulous. I had a very enjoyable time. Everything went well, the food was delicious and the hot springs were soothing. I had no problems driving in Hokkaido and saw a fox, deer and squirrels. It was very hot though. I did see the Hiroshima vs Yokohama game and enjoyed it very much. It was nice […]

September 2012 , , ,

Everything went without a Hitch

Hi Noriko,   Thank you very much for your contribution to our long awaited return to Japan.  Everything went without a hitch, and whilst we couldn’t do the trip down to Hiroshima this time, it was a wonderful visit yet again.   We spent 8 days in Sapporo with the family, (we hadn’t seen the kids for almost four years), then overnight in Hakkodate, down to […]

May 2012 , , ,

We were very pleased with the services offered

Dear Olivia,I know that Lorraine has already sent you an e-mail describing how well the trip around Hokkaido has gone. We fully endorse her comments!In addition, we want to let you know that the arrangements that you made for us personally – JAL trips between Osaka Kansei and Sapporo Chitose, and overnight accommodation at the Bellevue Garden Kansei Airport Hotel – all went according to plan. […]

May 2011 , , ,

Most enjoyable time

Dear Olivia,I was wondering if you could pass on the following comments/ review to JTB in Hokkaido?We have just spent the most enjoyable time with two wonderful people helping us understand and come to love this amazing island of Hokkaido. Our bus driver, Kumada San was always extremely courteous, kept the bus impeccably clean, impressed us with his careful, smooth and safe driving and his ready […]

May 2011

the arrangements were perfectly co ordinated from JTB

Lily Just to say thank you for organising the trip . We had an excellent time in Niseko and the arrangements were perfectly co ordinated from JTB and Hokkaido trails . The apartment was very comfortable , nicely furnished and equipped . We will certainly use your service again if we return to Japan and would recommend to others Thanks Julie

March 2011

Our drive around Hokkaido

Hi Olivia We’re back from our drive around Hokkaido. It was fabulous. A lovely and mostly rugged area to drive through.The hotels you booked for us were great: In scenic locations with good facilities, helpful staff, good food and character.The driving was easy, the GPS helpful even though the written instructions on screen were only in Japanese/Kanji.The spoken instructions were in American. A quick lesson on […]

September 2010 , ,

We had a wonderful time!

Dear Yoko, Thank you for your help organizing our recent trip to Hokkaido. Jerry and I returned only a few days ago. We had a wonderful time! We were very pleased with all of the accommodations – but especially enjoyed the Shiretoko Grand because it gave us the opportunity to stay in a tatami room. While we were a little too early for the fall foliage, […]

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