Traveling in Japan: Hokkaido, a picturesque landscape in summer

August 21, 2014

Hokkaido-sunflowersJapan, a country with four seasons and multiple geographical features, makes a perfect travel destination at any time of the year. Beautiful cherry blossoms in the Spring and the foliage in the Autumn are a widely known and the most popular seasons of the year among tourists.

Summer in Japan can be very hot and humid, especially in the Kanto and Kansai region. What do people do to get away from that hot and humid climate…? Head north!

Hokkaido, the northernmost region of Japan, is a famous travel destination throughout the year. Because of its location, the temperature is in the mid-20C with less humidity during the summer, making Hokkaido a perfect getaway from the summer heat.

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It’s not just the climate that attracts visitors but summer is also the season for flowers.

Furano and Biei, located in the central Hokkaido, are the two well-known places for gardens and fields. Lavenders and sunflowers bloom and the fields are covered in various colors; a spectacular view of endless land in green, yellow, purple, and so many other colors, all under the vast blue sky and white clouds. This is the scenery often referred to as a carpet or patchwork.

The best way to get around is by driving or cycling. Experience the beauty of Hokkaido’s summer landscape!


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