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“Moomin Valley”, Akebono Children’s Forest | HANNO

Moomin Valley – Nicknamed “Moomin House” the quirky building pictured is one of three buildings (and a cafe added in 2018) in this free, unique and imaginative theme park for children… Read more »

A fun day out in Saiboku; Hot springs and Ham! |HIDAKA

Hot spring near Tokyo: Written in November 2012, updated February 2015 and 2017. Saiboku hot spring near Tokyo is often described as a food theme park, but for me that conjures… Read more »

Ageo Cherry Blossom Festival

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… Read more »

Saitama Children's zoo

Saitama Children’s Zoo | HIGASHIMATSUYAMA

The Saitama Children’s Zoo in Takasaka, Higashimatsuyama, is fantastic value for money but futhermore it is one of the best days out for children in Saitama prefecture. It is particularly… Read more »