TL;DR Don’t bother with the Sapporo Snow Festival when you’re just a 30-minute train ride from Otaru. And once you’re there, enjoy the best hamburger steak you’ve ever had at […]
The year I moved to Tokyo, APAC was on a hiring spree and eight people from my APMM class ended up rotating to the region. Four of us ended up […]
Because “On-in” had a new set of photos to share, some slopeside shots of Niseko.
A quinzhee or quinzee (pron.:/ˈkwɪnziː/) is a shelter made by hollowing out a pile of settled snow. This is in contrast to an igloo, which is made from blocks of hard snow. The word is of Athabaskan origin. […]
(One post to rule them all in my guide to Niseko & Rusutsu. Click through the links to read more.) Before I even arrived in Japan, I knew we had to make the […]
My three roommates had been traveling that April and I had nothing but my echo to keep me company in the huge penthouse that we lived in. One of them, […]
I still remember our first night at Rakuichi. The wipers could barely keep up with the snowfall, as our taxi zig and zagged maddeningly down the road towards Annupuri. When our […]