Hokkaido is Japan’s most northerly main island, an otherworldly volcanic land with eastern Asia’s highest concentration of brown bears. One family are on their trail … in a campervan
The secret to Japanese food is specialising in one thing and doing it perfectly.
Japan’s hiking boom has resulted in well-signposted and maintained trails, as well as plentiful mountain hut and campsite accommodation. The views from peaks such as Fuji and Asahi can’t fail to make the effort worthwhile