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Snow Miku photo
Snow Miku

Get a real good look at the Snow Miku 2014 street train

No, really, look at the train
Nov 30
// Kristina Pino
Pedro gave you all a preview of the Magical Snow Miku train at Sapporo, but now there's a whole video showcasing it and its opening day. You can see all the lovely details of the outside of the car as well as the posters, to...

Red light reading: Hokkaido bank comissions report on its 'pleasure district'

Aug 07
// Dale North
Times may be tough everywhere, but the Susukino red-light district in Sapporo is doin' alright. The Bank of Japan noticed, and put out an order for a report on Susukino in an effort to determine the demand for this type of se...

Blue beer from Hokkaido reminds me of the ice and the sea

Jul 30
// Dale North
Beer is pretty...manly, but this particular Japanese brew looks to be delicate and beautiful. Romantic, even.From the great North of Japan, Hokkaido, comes Okhotsk Blue, from Abashiri Brewery. This beer is made from melt...

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