In the autumn there are the turning leaves, in the summer there’s hot sun and lush green landscapes, and in the spring there is (of course) the famous cherry blossom. When there are these wonderful seasons to #travel to #Japan, why choose to come in the bitter depths of #winter? Well, I’ll let you in on a secret: winter is actually the best time to travel to Japan.
Sapporo, Japan Prepare to be amazed by snow sculptures, skiing, traditional Japanese architecture, and hot springs. The painstaking attention to detail for which the Japanese are known makes for glorious, unbelievable snow carvings as intricate as finely trimmed bonsai trees. About a four-hour flight from Tokyo, this vacation spot is for those who want to go slightly off the beaten path.