Saitama Children's zoo Saitama children's Animal Nature Park

The Saitama Children’s Zoo is called the Saitama Children’s Animal Nature Park in Japanese. The zoo is in Takasaka, Higashimatsuyama on the Tobu Tojo line from Ikebukuro, Tokyo. It is fantastic value for money, but furthermore it is one of the best days out for children in Saitama prefecture. AsRead More →

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

Night light up, Christmas events, Stargazing parties and general information for Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest (formerly Moomin Valley) in Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture near Tokyo. Last update 2024.06.06. Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest Once nicknamed “Moomin House” and now known as “Mushroom House” the quirky building pictured below is oneRead 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 →

Kitamoto Children's park cherry blossoms

Kitamoto Children’s Park aka Kitamotoshi Kodomo Koen 2012 to 2024! Kitamoto Children’s Park is the English name for Kitamotoshi Kodomo Koen, but the latter is on Google Maps as the English name. I use both throughout this post so they are searchable. When I first wrote this blog post inRead More →