Ebi Kani Gassen
Sapporo

Ebi Kani Gassen 蝦蟹合戰

Ebi Kani Gassen, Famous Crab Buffet Restaurant in Susukino Smack in the middle of Susukino is a famous crab buffet restaurant called Ebi Kani Gassen. Foodies like us must definitely pay a visit to this place. My bff @instantliam recommended this restaurant to us, so it must be good. Furthermore it is just across the …

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Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium
Sapporo

Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium

Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium and Observatory Standing at 90 meters high, the Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium was the glory of Japan during the 1972 Winter Olympics. We didn’t know what to expect because we didn’t plan to come here on our itinerary. But we knew it was a tourist attraction near the Hokkaido Shrine so …

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Hokkaido Shrine
Sapporo

Hokkaido Shrine

The Shrine of Emperor Meiji, Hokkaido Shrine No visit to Japan would be complete without visiting a shrine. Hokkaido Shrine is one of the oldest shinto shrine constructed in 1871, and enshrines the sould of Emperor Meiji. Located at Maruyama Park, it is the main Shrine of Hokkaido and a popular spot for tourists and …

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Sapporo Jyogai Ichiba
Sapporo

Sapporo Jyogai Ichiba

The Sapporo Central Wholesale Seafood Market Hokkaido is well known for its freshest seafood. In Sapporo, the largest and most well known market is the Sapporo Jyogai Ichiba (also known as Sapporo Central Wholesale Seafood Market, or Curb Market). For those who are interested, there is a tour of the auctions at the wholesale market, …

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Odori Park Sapporo TV Tower
Sapporo

Odori Park Sapporo TV Tower

Exploring Odori Park and Sapporo TV Tower We are now back in Sapporo after a great time skiing in Niseko. After returning our car, we proceed to check back in to The B Sapporo Susukino and took a refresher. Tonight we’ll be heading to Odori Park, a 1.5km stretch of greenery in the middle of …

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Ramen Shingen
Sapporo

Ramen Shingen

The Best Ramen in Sapporo After a long day at the Shiroi Koibito Park, we decided that we could have an early dinner and relax for the evening. We were still adjusting to the cold, and really didn’t feel like traveling far for food. In this kind of weather, only one cuisine comes to mind. …

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The B Sapporo Susukino
Sapporo

The B Sapporo Susukino

Where to Stay in Sapporo Finding a place to stay in Japan is never easy. Never easy because of the fact that there just so many available accommodation choices. Hotels in Sapporo are considerably cheaper than the bigger cities like Tokyo and Osaka but nevertheless we had to watch our budget. We recommend staying near …

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Shiroi Koibito Park
Sapporo

Shiroi Koibito Park

Winter Wonderland in Shiroi Koibito Park One of the most visited areas in Sapporo is the Shiroi Koibito Park, or commonly referred to as the Ishiya Chocolate Factory. Anyone who’s had a co-worker visit Hokkaido, or Japan in general, would have eaten one of these Shiroi Koibito cookies in his or her lifetime. After we …

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Car rental in Hokkaido
Sapporo

Renting a Car in Hokkaido

Car Rental in Hokkaido Japan boasts one of the world’s best transportation network. Getting around the large cities like Tokyo and Osaka is never an issue. However, to fully enjoy Hokkaido, it is best to get your own rental car. Surely we can take public transportation around, since we are only heading to Niseko and …

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