J.S Pancake Lalaport Fujimi

J.S Pancake is a small restaurant / cafe in Lalaport Fujimi shopping mall. J. S stands for Journal Standard, the name of the clothes shop behind the trendy chain cafe. J.S Pancake Lalaport Fujimi Menu The menu, as the name of the restaurant suggests, is mainly pancakes. It is aRead More →

Cafe Pour Toi #cafehoppingsaitama #higashimatsuyama

Cafe Pour Toi, Higashimatsuyama Instagram is a great resource for finding cafes in Saitama that aren’t easily found elsewhere online. Cafe Pour Toi is a point in case. They don’t have a dedicated website, but instead use a Facebook page. Their page wasn’t how I found them, it is quiteRead More →

saitama pools saitama summer outdoor pools aqua parks in Saitama toda kodomo no kuni pool

Saitama Pools ~ In about a month’s time more than a dozen summer outdoor pools will open for the 2019 season. Below is a round up of 19 of Saitama’s seasonal outdoor pools. Please note that the majority of swimming pools have a last entry that is an hour beforeRead More →

Kawagoe WIth Kids

28 things to do in Kawagoe from a Kawagoe Local Guide. Ideas for what to do in Kawagoe and what to see in Kawagoe, Including the famous museums, playgrounds, festivals, activities, craft and Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine.Read More →

Sky tent at Moose Family Camp Resort

Moose Family Camp Resort, Nasu, Tochigi American Style campsite with pool, jacuzzi and lots for the kids First, let me tell you a little about Ervin and Rika. An American expat and native Japanese couple who recently bought the derelict campsite formerly known as Captel. They have a huge jobRead More →

June Saitama things to do in the rainy season in Saitama Prefecture, Japan

June Saitama ~ it maybe rainy season, but there’s no need for that to rain on your parade! Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, things are quite different this year, with several events cancelled. But if everything goes according to plan the stay home will be lifted on June 1st.Read More →

Fukurou no mori

Review of Fukurou No Mori, glamping style barbecue and outdoor cafe with dog run in scenic Ranzan Valley Fukurou no Mori, an outdoor cafe and barbecue site with dog run in Ranzan, celebrated its one year anniversary this month. Last year I shared the official website information about the openingRead More →

Ranzan Valley Barbecue Site

Review of the Ranzan Valley Country BBQ Area on the Tsuki River Ranzan Valley barbecue area is a popular riverside day camp destination in the scenic area of the countryside in Hiki District, Saitama. It is commutable from Tokyo and attracts day trippers from around the Kanto plain. Country BBQRead More →

free foot spa at yoshida genki mura chichibu kakkaku dam saitama japan

Yoshida Genki Mura – Cabin Accommodation in scenic Ogano town nicknamed Yoshida Rocket Town after the annual rocket festival. Yoshida Genki Mura is located next to Kakkaku Dam. There is a Biomass Generator educational facility on site as well as sporting facilities and a river where kids can play inRead More →

Greenfinger instacafe saitama japan saitama flowers best of saitama

There has been a steady rise of Instacafe spots all over Japan, but this cafe in Tsurugashima might well win a prize for the most instagrammable cafe in all of Saitama. It is particularly the garden of the cafe that has created its instafame. Specially the roses, which have wonRead More →