Santa Tokyu Ibaraki Santa

Santa Kanagawa – Thank you for your patience. At this stage, the objective is dissemination of information, so that people can find a Santa near them before its too late. I do apologize for the lack of prose! Hereafter, places you can visit Santa Claus in Kanagawa prefecture. 🎅Motomachi, YokohamaRead More →

Ibaraki Santa Mitsui Outlet Iruma Santa Mori Town Santa

Santa Ibaraki – Places you can visit Santa Claus in Ibaraki in Winter 2017. Unfortunately, some places already had Santa visit earlier in December, such as Toysrus in Mito. As published at the end of November on this blog; he also visited the Premium Outlets in Ami on the 10th. Read More →

Santa Japan 2017 Guide for the Greater Tokyo Area St Clair Santa

Where can I visit Santa in Tokyo? This list is specifically for places you can visit Santa in TOKYO in December 2017.  Please be aware that Santa meet and greets are not like what you might be used to in your home country. There is generally no grotto and heRead More →

Santa Japan 2017 Guide for the Greater Tokyo Area St Clair Santa

Santa Gunma – Thank you so much for your patience. Unfortunately, the Gunma list has turned out to be very small with just two confirmed locations (that I could find) where you can meet Santa in Gunma this season, making it the smallest list of all prefectures in the KantoRead More →

The landmark Redbrick Warehouses in Yokohama (akarenga 赤レンガ) are running a number of Christmas events this holiday season, including the chance to meet Santa Claus. Redbrick Warehouse Santa Dates If you are looking to visit Santa on a weekday near Tokyo, this might be the place for you. As allRead More →

Santa Japan 2017 Guide for the Greater Tokyo Area St Clair Santa

Premium Outlets Santa – From December 3rd Santa is travelling around the Premium Outlets for a rare photo opportunity. You will be able to get your photo taken with Santa free of charge, if you have a ticket, but you need to have your own camera with you. This year they haveRead More →

Sakado Summer Seasonal Pool Saitama Pools

High on our long list of “must do” during the summer holidays in Japan is visit the local seasonal pool. This year we spent most of our summer holidays in Ireland. We only have a week of Japanese summer to cram in our favorite #summerinjapan things to do. Today wasRead More →

Nestled in the lush woods near the top of the 291 meter high Sengenyama, is the entrance to Saitama’s longest roller slide. The roller slide in Miharashi no Oka Park in the washi paper making town of Ogawa is 203 meters long.  And if you can manage to slow yourselfRead More →

We used to spend almost every weekend each August in the Chichibu area, mainly Yokoze and Nagatoro, before we had kids. It is one of my favourite areas in Saitama due to the abundance of nature. It is a very beautiful part of Saitama, and indeed the Kanto area. AndRead More →

shibazakura saitama

Shibazakura Chichibu – The renowned Shibazakura or Moss Phlox of Chichibu’s Hitsujiyama Park come into bloom annually in April and last until early May. The 2020 Shibazakura festival has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus, but the Hitsujiyama park that they are in, is still open for you to admire theRead More →