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Hokkaido

CRAFTING EXCELLENCE

Standing tall among the furniture manufacturers in Asahikawa is Conde House, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. The company is the leading furniture retailer in Japan and boasts 12 store...

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  • LEADING THE WAY

    TETSUYA FUJITA -PRESIDENT OF CONDE HOUSE- A familiar face at store openings in Japan and abroad, this long-serving employee is using his design background and keen marketing sense to promote the co...

  • CREATIVE COLLABORATORS

    No company can achieve success without a network of trusted suppliers and partners. Here are some of the firms that Conde House regularly works with. SHOWA LUMBER Lending support to the biggest fu...

  • Take a HIKE

    Put your best foot forward — summer hiking in Japan’s countryside can’t be beat, especially in the high plateaus of northern Hokkaido and the mountains of Nakasendo Way. Walking from Asahidake Rop...

  • Farm-fresh food, flower fields...

    Here are some of the top highlights to be found in this corner of central Hokkaido that has a bit of everything. Best known as a winter wonderland, Furano is a top draw for snow bunnies once the s...

  • Pack An Extra Suitcase

    Because you will need it for all the amazing stuff you will find in Tokachi’s farms, cafes and attractions....

  • Food Paradise Tokachi

    Mention “Hokkaido” and many people immediately think of Sapporo. But if you are up for a whole new way to experience Japan’s largest prefecture, we recommend you make your next holiday destination Tok...

  • A Foodie’s Wonderland

    At Tokachi, there’s good food to be found everywhere! Here are the stops you’ve gotta make....

  • Follow Our Tracks!

    There are no lack of things to do and check out in Tokachi. Ready for one of the most exciting adventures of your life?...

  • Frozen Beauty

    Lake Nukabira’s surrounding terrain and sights provide for activities you can do here all year round. Contributing writer Deborah Tan shares her experience trekking through the wintry forest and on th...

  • Soba, So Good

    Horokanai is the largest producer of soba in Japan and during a recent visit; Oishii contributing writer Vanessa Tai had the privilege of finding out all about this beloved staple. She even got her ha...

  • Northern Hokkaido & Sapporo :...

    The northernmost prefecture of Japan is perhaps best known for its fresh seafood, but its sumptuous cuisine extends to much more than that....

  • Places of Interest

    The rugged beauty of the Northern Hokkaido countryside is complemented by the chic and contemporary creature comforts of its capital city, Sapporo. Here are some noteworthy places to visit....