Posts Tagged ‘ Hokkaido ’

An Angler’s Guide to Salmon Fishing in Japan

Jul 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Outdoor Activities & Sporting Events

For most of Japan’s freshwater sportsmen, salmon are regarded as the ultimate catch. Until 1997 sport angling for this prized fish was prohibited in Japanese rivers, but now eleven streams in Hokkaido and Honshu allow limited recreational fishing for salmon. River fishing for salmon is strictly regulated here. Anglers must apply for permission several months […]

Regional Foods in Japan: Hokkaido

Jan 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Regional Foods of Japan

Today I am proud to introduce you to Etsuko (or Et-chan, as she is called by her friends) who writes a great blog called Tokyofoodcast. She has a passion for sake and Japanese food and has offered to write a series of guest posts for the The Nihon Sun about Japan’s regional food specialties.  Fridays […]

Japan: A Closer Look At Hokkaido

Nov 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Regional Travel Resources

The Nihon Sun recently highlighted the tourism websites of the various regions of Japan in the article “Traveling to Japan? Look Beyond The Usual” and we will follow that with a series that will provide more travel planning resources and information about each of the eight regions.  The series will be called Japan: A Closer […]