Most of Otaru’s attractions are located less than a 30-minute walk from Otaru Station, making the city convenient to explore by foot.Otaru offered us a glimpse into the local life in Hokkaido.Lake Toya Volcano Museum Tips: Day 5: Self-drive to Noboribetsu (Sulfur Place) This is one of the places I can’t forget…In fact, it hits you the moment you are near: the unmistakable smell of sulfur.
I was out and about using Groupon to make my own spa day and I ate for free all day!
If a place offers birthday rewards sign up the entire family. offer a free dozen or half dozen balloons for kids on their birthday up until age 5.
Driving in Hokkaido during winter is neither for the faint-hearted nor inexperienced.
You are driving on the opposite side of the road and the icy, snowy conditions can reduce visibility and make it difficult to control the vehicle. Do read if you’re planning on a self-drive holiday too.
Read our comprehensive review of the Asahiyama Zoo in this post.