Day trip to Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (How to go from Sapporo and what to expect)

We were given a free day in Sapporo for our last day and so my dad and his friends decided to head to the Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery. I decided to join them instead of going around Otaru or shopping around Sapporo. It was quite far from Sapporo so heading towards the distillery actually took … Continue reading Day trip to Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (How to go from Sapporo and what to expect)

Hakodate Photo blog: Where to stay (Hotel Paco Hakodate) and What to do (Catholic Church, Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, Fort Goryokaku, Mount Hakodate, Hakodate Morning Market Square)

Hakodate was our last destination on our "road trip" before we head back to Sapporo. Where to stay: Hotel Paco Hakodate Hotel Paco Hakodate wasn't the "best" hotel where we stayed but it was definitely the biggest among the 4 hotels. Here were the activities that we did in Hakodate! Catholic Church This wasn't part … Continue reading Hakodate Photo blog: Where to stay (Hotel Paco Hakodate) and What to do (Catholic Church, Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, Fort Goryokaku, Mount Hakodate, Hakodate Morning Market Square)

Lake Toya Photo Blog: Where to stay (Toya SunPalace Resort and Spa) and What to do (Mt Usu/Usuzan Ropeway)

Lake Toya totally caught my breathe because where we stayed and where we went to and get a glimpse of the lake was totally out of this world! Where we stayed : Toya SunPalace Resort and Spa   Mt Usu/Usuzan Ropeway Before we headed to Mt Usu/Usuzan Ropeway, we had lunch at Kamameshi Yoshidaya with a … Continue reading Lake Toya Photo Blog: Where to stay (Toya SunPalace Resort and Spa) and What to do (Mt Usu/Usuzan Ropeway)

Noboribetsu Photo Blog: What to do (Noboribetsu Hell Valley Jigokudani, River Oyunuma Natural Footbath)

Noboribetsu is one of my favorite places which we went to during this trip. I only hope we had a chance to stay longer because I wanted to absorb everything my eyes were seeing! Noboribetsu Hell Valley Jigokudani River Oyunuma Natural Footbath We had to walk for around 20-30 minutes to get to the footbath … Continue reading Noboribetsu Photo Blog: What to do (Noboribetsu Hell Valley Jigokudani, River Oyunuma Natural Footbath)

Day trip to Biei Photo Blog: What to do (Zerubu-no-Oka, Blue Pond, Shiraige Waterfall)

One of the places that was part of our Hokkaido itinerary was a day trip to Biei. I decided to make some posts from our Hokkaido trip a "photo blog" since I can't share the "how to" of these places. Don't worry I'll share our itinerary on our Hokkaido trip. Again, I recommend that you … Continue reading Day trip to Biei Photo Blog: What to do (Zerubu-no-Oka, Blue Pond, Shiraige Waterfall)

Sapporo: What to do (Odori Park, photo with the Sapporo sign, Sapporo Beer Factory, Susukino Shopping District, Shopping at 5 floored Daiso, Ippudo Ramen, Exploring Sapporo JR Station) and how to go there

Just like what I mentioned from my previous blog post, we joined a tour for this Hokkaido trip so I cannot give the "how to" of some places. But I did my best to take down notes and took photos of the "how to" of the places that we went to in Sapporo. It was … Continue reading Sapporo: What to do (Odori Park, photo with the Sapporo sign, Sapporo Beer Factory, Susukino Shopping District, Shopping at 5 floored Daiso, Ippudo Ramen, Exploring Sapporo JR Station) and how to go there

Sapporo : Where to stay (Hotel Mystays Sapporo Station)

I always tag along with my dad and his friends during their yearly trip. This year, the group decided to head to Hokkaido. For this Hokkaido series, I cannot tell the specific "how to" of most places since we joined a tour. My parents have been to Sapporo but they told me that you cannot … Continue reading Sapporo : Where to stay (Hotel Mystays Sapporo Station)