Sumiyoshi Sakura No sato 2020

Information for the Sumiyoshi Sakura no Sato すみよし桜の里 / Sumiyoshi Kawazuzakura すみよし河津桜 in Sakado. Sumiyoshi Sakura No Sato is a riverside embankment walk in Sakado City, Saitama, about an hour from Tokyo. Along the embankment there are early blooming cherry blossoms called Kawazuzakura. Kawazu Zakura are one of the earliestRead More →

pancake tuesday 2020

A post for both Konamon no Hi “Flour Day” and Pancake Tuesday! It includes a recipe for pancakes with a Japanese twist. Pancake Tuesday needs little introduction in the ‘West’, but Konamon no Hi is unique to Japan. Konamon no Hi こなもんの日 falls on May 7th annually. Kona means flourRead More →

tokorozawa sakura town opening in July 2020 insaitama

A quick guide and summary of what is available at Tokorozawa Sakura Town. Sakura Town Shin Tokorozawa is part of the Cool Japan Forest Project, an initiative between Kadokawa Corporation and Tokorozawa city. It is located in Saitama Prefecture, very close to Tokyo. The development includes a library museum (withRead More →