Welcome to March 2023! In this issue of Polestar magazine, read articles relating to the wintry season and the soon-to-be arrival of spring, and also check out the gorgeous collection of photos in the Gallery. Head on over to the Polestar page and check it out!
February 2023 Polestar
Happy Frosty February! Cozy up under a warm blanket with this issue of Polestar magazine, which covers topics ranging from a ski trip to Niseko to historic recipes! Also, check out the Gallery for some stunning photos from all around Hokkaido. Head on over to the Polestar page and check it out!
January 2023 Polestar
Ring in the new year with the January 2023 publication of Polestar magazine! Read about topics ranging from new year’s resolutions to soup curry, and take a look at our wonderful Gallery! Head on over to the Polestar page and check it out!
December 2022 Polestar
It is now December, and what better way to embrace the chill of winter with a good read! In this issue of Polestar, we explore a Christmas tradition in Japan, a fox village, how yoga can be beneficial for us (especially in winter), and the town of Setana! Plus, as usual, our Gallery is full […]
November 2022 Polestar
Welcome to November! Enjoy the beautiful autumnal season with this issue of Polestar, where we read about at some personal stories of Hokkaido residents, events happening in the prefecture, explore the town of Imakane, and view some amazing photographs in our Gallery! Head on over to the Polestar page and check it out!
October 2022 Polestar
The October 2022 issue of Polestar magazine is here! Take a look at some exciting new HAJET information and read about several adventures of residents, as well as some spooky stories – just in time for the scariest season of the year. Enjoy the issue! Head on over to the Polestar page and check it […]
January 2022 Polestar
Welcome the snow and the new year with Polestar! This issue features Higashikawa, the gateway to Daisetsuzan; a look at recent Japanese educational reforms; a handy checklist for new ALTs to get ready for their new positions; and a look at the (many) HAJET officer positions open – as well as finishing off our series […]
September 2021 Polestar
Welcome the autumn colors with the latest issue of Polestar! This time around, we have some articles introducing beginners to hiking in Hokkaido; a tour of the island’s Michi no Eki by someone who’s seen them all; reminiscences from a former ALT; an interview with the new prefectural advisor; a spotlight on the town of […]
February 2021 Polestar
Plow into the wintry February edition of Polestar on the joys to experience this season – snow sports and onsen! This month also features farewells to the wonderful HAJET team of 2020-2021. Head on over to the Polestar page and check it out!
January 2021 Polestar
Kick start 2021 with a journey down the cuisine and history of Hokkaido – our first issue of the year is filled with recommendations for ramen, and an exploration of the place names of Hokkaido. Head on over to the Polestar page and check it out!