Tag: On a budget

Things to do and see, play areas and activities that are free or cheap and suited to toddlers in Japan

Choice of play at Shinrin Park | NAMEGAWA

Places to go in Saitama With Kids: Shinrin Park, Namegawa Shinrin park (also known as Musashi Kyuryo National Goverment Park) is vast, 304 hectares to be precise. To put that in perspective; 65… Read more »

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The play area and sakura at Miyoshino Shrine | KAWAGOE

Miyoshino Shrine, Kawagoe – Shinto shrines are plentiful in Japan, almost every village, town or city has one. There are usually amenities available at popular and / or large shrines,… Read more »

Putting out a simulated fire at Saitama Prefectural Learning Disaster Center in Konosu

Disaster Training: An earthquake, a typhoon and a fire all in one day…| KOUNOSU

… all simulated, thankfully, in the Saitama’s free Disaster training center! Friday, in our ever enjoyable quest to try something new everyday, we ventured to the Saitama Prefecture Center for… Read more »

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Old play centre but lots to do and state of the art planetarium near station | SAKADO

Sakado Play Centre In the spirit of play-a-day, or basically trying something new everyday, I brought my daughters to a different prefectural paid and run Children’s Community Centre today. It… Read more »