Hokkaido Explorer ・ 北海道エクスプローラー
If you are in Hokkaido and looking for English travel information check out a new website called Hokkaido Explorer.
If you are looking for hotels or information on Hokkaido, another website you can check out is http://a4jp.com/1/advertshops
It has hotel and event information mainly for East Hokkaido.
Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands, is known for its volcanoes, natural hot springs (onsens) and ski areas. Daisetsuzan National Park is home to steaming, volcanic Mount Asahi. Shikotsu-Tōya National Park contains caldera lakes, geothermal springs and a Mount Fuji look-alike called Mount Yōtei. If you are looking for a popular ski resort you can visit areas like Rusutsu, Furano and Niseko, also smaller ski areas like Onze and Bunkei too.
Area: 83,450 km²
Weather: 0°C, Wind NW at 6 m/s, 77% Humidity
Population: 5.474 million (Mar 31, 2012)
Colleges and Universities: Hokkaido University, Hokkai Gakuen University, Hokkaido University of Science, Hokkaido University of Education, Sapporo Medical University, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido…