National Jun 16, 2020

Sapporo Snow Festival to be scaled down in 2021 due to pandemic

The annual snow festival held in Sapporo in February will be scaled down next year with the sculpting of large-scale ice statues canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Tuesday. Getting support from sponsor companies to create the massive sculptures, a highlight of ...

Sapporo: Famous for its snow, but a delight in green

Travel Feb 23, 2018

Sapporo: Famous for its snow, but a delight in green

by Melissa Devaughn

Sapporo balances a vibrant city feel with the quieter reprieves of lush parks, dense forests and meandering trails that speak to Hokkaido's nature-centric reputation. One minute you're fighting crowds at a fish market and the next you're listening to birds chirping in the Japanese ...