Summer 2017 issue, Vol.36

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Nakao Tomeko. The solitary woman who lived by the lake

Lake Kuttara is a small lake nestled in a forest to the north and is the stage for this article. The dignified figure of the woman who lived by this lake more than 100 years ago attracts our attention.

2017/09/20

The Latest News from ISHIYA

Namara Butter Baum TSUMUGI

“Namara Butter Baum TSUMUGI” is a Baumkuchen-style cake brimming with the flavor of Hokkaido, on sale from September 14, 2017.

2017/09/13

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Let’s talk to the tour developer! (2)

I thought there was a rivalry between these two developers from different companies. But actually, they “often exchange information.” A keyword for bus tours seems to be “peace.”

2017/09/06

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From Jomon to the Ainu, down to modern times- Walking on the cutting edge of Hokkaido’s history.

Date City, with its view of Volcano Bay, is named after the Date clan of the Sendai Domain. However, by reviewing the origins of the land and its prehistory in thousand-year units, the interesting history of this city can be seen.

2017/09/06

Professionals from the north

Yoichi’s environment is perfect for creating my favorite sparkling wines

Two years ago, a wine importer from California visited Yoichi. “This wine will evolve beautifully over time. This is the one!” remarked the importer, who had tasted wines throughout Japan before deciding on Rita Farm.

2017/09/06

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Let’s talk to the tour developer! (1)

At a travel agency, many Bus-tour advertisements are displayed. Each one is said to be the hard-earned results of the tour developer. How does the tour developer approach the idea of a “Bus tour”?

2017/08/30

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Volcano Bay starting on a 350-year voyage

Mt. Usu is located south of Lake Toya. In the 17th Century, this mountain awoke from thousands of years of sleep and violently erupted. Acting in concert, many other volcanoes around Volcano Bay repeatedly displayed violent activities during this period.

2017/08/23

The Latest News from ISHIYA

Shiroi Koibito White Chocolate Pudding

A rich pudding mixed with Shiroi Koibito White Chocolate. It should be one of your souvenirs.

2017/08/23

Professionals from the north

Preserving the cold smoking techniques learned by his father in Karafuto

In the past, there were several smoke shacks along the shores of Yoichi. Techniques learned from the Russians by Nanpo Tometarou, who ran a general trading business in Sakhalin (formerly Karafuto), are being handed down and preserved by his son and grandson.

2017/08/16

Town management by Mitsui Fudosan

“Mitsui Fudosan Group Autumn Festival”

Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. will hold the “Mitsui Fudosan Group Autumn Festival” for a 2-day period on Sept. 9th and 10th (Sat. and Sun.)....

2017/08/16

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