Matsunoya Ryokan is a pleasant onsen located on Toyohira river up in the mountains near Jozankei. This onsen gets its water from the base of Mt. Koranuma and contains rich minerals to sooth the body. For those dropping in for an hour or two, the onsen has a (gender separated) Read More ….
Marumiya Restaurant is a large Izakaya (Japanese restaurant) that specializes in Hokkaido cuisine. Located conveniently, right near Sapporo station, its a great place to try out some Japanese cuisine. Open until early morning you can try out Hokkaido cooking, including crab, salmon roe, mackerel, tempura, sea urchin, sashimi, just to Read More ….
Japan is an expensive country. But like all expensive countries, there are opportunities to enjoy the local fare on the cheap. One such chance to fill your belly is by having a meal at HANAYAGI, a small izakaya (traditional Japanese restaurant) located in the southeastern corner of Susukino. HANAYAGI has Read More ….
HOKKAIDO SHRINE was constructed in 1871 to hold the deities, Ōkunitama, Okuninushi, and Sukunahikona, and also the soul of the Meiji Emporer. It is the main Shrine of Hokkaido and a popular spot for tourists and locals alike. It is located in MARUYAMA PARK (Maruyama Koen) on the West side Read More ….