Tag Archive: Sapporo

Day 6 Hilo to Hokkaido — Sapporo to Hilo


It’s our last day in Japan. We woke up and made it to Nijo Seafood Market where we had delicious sushi for breakfast. I took the group to the same restaurant that I… 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

Day 1 Hilo to Hokkaido—Sapporo, Here we Come!


We started our trip on a Thursday from Hilo International Airport. We saw friends at the airport who were headed to Boston. I asked my friend’s teenage son to take our picture and… 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

Shopping in Sapporo


I slept in a little more this morning.  I woke up 5:30 a.m.–the latest so far this trip. We visited Nijo morning market and had sushi for breakfast. So decadent! Uni, toro, salmon,… Continue reading

Hakodate Hokkaido Holiday


I haven’t been to Hokkaido in over 10 years.  Hawaiian Airlines flies directly to Chitose Airport in Hokkaido so we decided to take our children there for a short trip.  We took the… Continue reading