Tag: things to do in saitama

Amezaiku in Kawagoe

Edo period Candy craft in Penny Candy Alley | KAWAGOE

Candy Craft in Kawagoe Today, we went to watch the Candy Man in Kawagoe. Mr Suzuki is a performance artist, who sculpts candy into different shapes, characters and forms. It is an art form from the Edo period known as Amezaiku in Japan. From what I have seen of his work, his repertoire apparently knows no limits. The Candy Man Suzuki, […]

Best of Saitama Maruyama Park | AGEO

Maruyama park is frequently listed in Saitama’s top 3 list of parks. It is personally one of my favourites.  I love that although the park isn’t massive, there is so much to do and see that you can spend a full day there. I particularly like that they have swings that toddlers can sit into with back and stomach support, which is a rarity in […]

Baby colds on Daddy’s 2nd day off

Play-a-day, day 2. Toys-r-us, Kawagoe. Written Oct 21, 2012. Jan 29, 2017 Toysrus on R254 closed its doors for good. Since we brought our newborn home 3 weeks ago my husband has only had two full days off, this being the second full day.  As he is self-employed in a rare skill he has to work whenever there are orders in.  […]