A succinct guide of Tokorozawa Sakura Town, Japan’s newest and coolest pop culture 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
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!
Tamagawa Hot Spring, Tokigawa, or the mouthful that is their full name 昭和 レトロ な 温泉銭湯玉川温泉 ~ Showa Retro Naonsen Sento Tamagawa Hot Spring. A hot spring by the award winning hot spring management company Onsen Dojo. Hereafter Tamagawa Hot Springs for short. Occasionally with the Retro in front, just
Chichibu Muse Park is a sprawling recreational space in the hills of Ogano. It offers stunning views of the surrounding valleys and mountains, including Mt Buko. There are many sections to the park, offering both indoor and outdoor leisure / recreation facilities, and even accommodation. The park is suited to
Today’s high / afternoon tea post is ironically in stark contrast to yesterday’s. From yesterday’s quaint tea house in an idyllic setting in Tokyo, to today’s wanting tea room of the bleak Lobby Lounge in Kawagoe. You would think that Tokyo would have the austere building and impersonal afternoon tea
Shoboji’s Legendary Gingko Tree at Shoboji Temple, Iwadono, Higashimatsuyama ( previously Hatoyama) Previously I wrote about a summer drive we took in the Hatoyama and Higashimatsuyama area where I saw the most impressive gingko tree I’ve ever seen. Last Autumn we revisited the area to witness the famed Autumn colours in