The mountains are white and first snow falls on the plains in the three cities of Wakkanai, Asahikawa and AbashiriOct. 30, 2021
A strong cold front entered the skies above Hokkaido on October 17, bringing the first snow of the season to Wakkanai, Asahikawa and Abashiri. This was the season’s first snowfall on the plains, in...
Outdoor field-grown asparagus is a specialty item in Central Hokkaido's town of Kimobetsu, and harvesting has now started in earnest. Available for only about a month, this asparagus is the short lived flavor of spring from the foot of Mount Yotei.