Strawberry and Blueberry picking at Hilltop farm and cafe, Namegawa Town, Saitama Prefecture. Aptly named “hilltop” rustic charm farm cafe with bric-à-brac and antique shop with great views of Namegawa. Strawberry and blueberry picking in season. Hilltop Farm Hilltop farm is part of Yatsu no Sato, a community agriculture park
Spider lilies (aka Lycoris, Cluster Amaryllis, Equinox flower etc) in Yoshimi Town, Hiki District, Saitama. As of September 17th, the main display of spider lilies are coming into full bloom. The early bloomers are finished. The new featured photo above is of the early bloomers , taken on August 29th
Higashimatsuyama Agriculture Park, fruit and vegetable picking, food farming, farm product processing experiences and seasonal flowers. Higashimatsuyama Agriculture Park The Higashimatsuyama Agriculture Park, or Higashimatsuyama Norin Park, re-opened on August 1st 2019 after a year of work and renovations. There was a lot of discourse about the changes, mainly negative,
Ofuro Cafe Bivouac, Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. 2019 was the first year that Saitama prefecture was represented in the prestigious All Japan ofuro competition Ofuro Koshien . Not just one, but two of Saitama’s hot springs were selected: Retro Onsen Tamagawa and Ofuro Cafe Bivouac. Both owned and managed by Onsen
Peace Museum of Saitama, Iwadono area of Higashimatsuyama The Peace Museum of Saitama (埼玉県平和資料館 in Japanese) is set in the lush tranquil hills of Iwadono in Higashimatsuyama. The area of Iwadono is part of the vast 4,638 hectare “Prefectural Hiki Nature Park” . If you’ve ever been to the Saitama
Introducing Comoriver Tokitama Himitsu Kichi campsite and restaurant by Onsen Dojo in Tokigawa Town in the Hiki District of Saitama Prefecture. In 2021, information was added for the special Christmas event to celebrate 100 years of Japan – Estonia relations. This year you can enjoy an Estonian Christmas in Saitama!