Blog Archives

Viewing the Disputed Kuril Islands from the Shiretoko Peninsula

Hokkaido’s remote Shiretoko Peninsula in the far northeastern corner of Japan was a place I’d wanted to go ever since I spent a ski season in Sapporo. At the time I’d made a trip out that way to Abashiri (famous for its once-notorious prison) and taken an ice-breaker cruise out on the frozen Sea of Okhotsk,

Read more ›



Antisocial media:

Subscribe to the 4corners7seas mailing list:





Heading to China? Make sure to set up a VPN first:

Express VPN banner

Click for $35 off your first stay!

Flexible travel insurance, even if you’re already overseas:

Top