Tove Jansson Akebono children's forest moomin valley park with puisto in the background

Night light up and general information for Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest (formerly called Moomin Valley) in Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture just North of Tokyo… Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest Once nicknamed “Moomin House” and now known as “Mushroom House” the quirky building pictured below is one of three buildings (andRead More →

Iris and hydrangea Ageo Maruyama Park 2021 Saitama

Ageo Maruyama park is frequently listed in Saitama’s top 3 list of family parks. It is personally one of my favorites.  I love that although the park is big, it isn’t massive. Furthermore, there is so much to do and see that you can spend a full day there. Moreover, it isRead More →

Oisezuka park

Parks in Kawagoe – Oisezuka Park on the outskirts of Kawagoe, near Tsurugashima and Sakado Cities. It is relatively close to Kawajiama Town too. It is neither the largest nor the most popular, but it has a few things going for it that bring a regular stream of visitors. Moreover,Read More →