Tag Archive: Otaru

Day 5 Hilo to Hokkaido — Otaru to Sapporo


On day 5 of my Hokkaido trip, I woke up early and took a walk around the neighborhood. There isn’t a whole lot to see around the Kuramure ryokan but there was a… Continue reading

Day 4 Hilo to Hokkaido — Otaru


I woke up feeling refreshed after a good night’s sleep on a comfortable futon. We headed to our private dining room to enjoy a Japanese style breakfast. After breakfast, we headed off to… Continue reading

Day 3 Hilo to Hokkaido — Sapporo to Otaru


Our group hired a driver to take us to Otaru and will be leaving Keio Plaza Sapporo Hotel. We are staying at a ryokan in Otaru for two nights. I woke up early… Continue reading

Outing to Otaru and Last Day in Sapporo


(Very late post from Summer 2016–There is so much Hilo love going on that I couldn’t fit this post in earlier!) We visited the town of Otaru. I love this town of beautiful glass… Continue reading