Otaru Museum Main Branch

Otaru Museum Main Branch

Otaru Museum is located in Temiya, used to be called Otaru Transport Museum(小樽交通記念館). This is the main branch of Otaru museum. The museum has Canal branch near Otaru Canal next to Otaru Canal Plaza. The museum restarted as the role...
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Discount ticket for Jozankei Hot spa and Bus

Discount ticket for Jozankei Hot spa and Bus

Jotetsu Bus presents One Day Hot Spa and Bus ticket to Jozankei Onsen, which is a very reasonable one. If you don’t stay in Jozankei but want to enjoy Hot spa in Jozankei, this is the ticket for you. The...
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Kappa Liner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from Sapporo to Jozankei

Kappa Liner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from Sapporo to Jozankei

From JR Sapporo Station to Jozankei Onsen to Koganeyu(小金湯) — Adult: 650 yen, Child: 330 yen to Jozankei(定山渓) — Adult: 770 yen, Child: 390 yen to Houheikyo(豊平峡)— Adult: 840 yen, Child: 420 yen Reservation: 0120-37-26...
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Winter Driving in Sapporo and Hokkaido

Winter Driving in Sapporo and Hokkaido

When it comes to drive a car in winter, it is the most nervous one for locals not only visitors. It is very dangerous in the beginning and end of winter, which means November and March. In the beginning, roads are partly covered...
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Sapporo Flood: Route 341 Makomanai Goryo-line roadblock will be removed on Sep, 18

Sapporo Flood: Route 341 Makomanai Goryo-line roadblock will be removed on Sep, 18

On Sep, 18 12:00, route 341 Makomanai Goryo-line roadblock will be removed. The roadblock has been settled since Sep,11 due to the heavy rain. Then You can go to Takino-Suzuran Park via route 341 from route 36, Shinei or Kiyota ward and also go through to S...
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Rent a car agencies in Hokkaido

Rent a car agencies in Hokkaido

When you visit to Hokkaido, it is a good idea to rent a car. You can go wherever you want to. There are many rent-a-car services below. Read this article ‘10 Check Points of Driving in Hokkaido‘ before you drive....
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The Old Good Days’ Black Heavy Machine: The Steam Locomotive #9643

The Old Good Days’ Black Heavy Machine: The Steam Locomotive #9643

The Steam Locomotive #9643 The series of #9600 had been made by Kawasaki Zosen-jo(docyard) for 14 years from 1913, those amount were 770 locomotives.
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Access to Shiretoko(Utoro): World Natural Heritage Site

Access to Shiretoko(Utoro): World Natural Heritage Site

There are some accesses to Shiretoko, World Natural Heritage Site.
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Eco and Fun: VELOTAXI Sapporo

Eco and Fun: VELOTAXI Sapporo

Velotaxi has been developed as a bicycle taxi in Berlin Germany, 1997 for the transportation system as a short distance. Not only for supplement of public transportation, it has various roles for an environmental problem, aging problem, regional vitalization a...
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How to get a Bus/Street car in Sapporo

How to get a Bus/Street car in Sapporo

First of all, you have to get a IC Card such as Suica or Kitaca. Don't get a SAPICA because you CAN NOT use it out of Sapporo. This Card is available for Sapporo City Transportation only. This is not useful for travelers.
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JR Hokkaido(JR北海道)

JR Hokkaido(JR北海道)

JR Hokkaido is the worst train company in Japan. They have been troubling their routine jobs every month. If you are planning a short stay travel in Hokkaido. You should make a substitute plan instead of JR transportation.
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Which IC Cards is the Best for Transport in Sapporo City?

Which IC Cards is the Best for Transport in Sapporo City?

Imagine when you get to the hotel you are about to stay tonight, you are supposed to take a bus, subway or tram. You need a ticket for subway and small changes for bus every single riding. It’s really troublesome! Of...
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