things to do in Tsurugashima City Saitama Prefecture, the home of Suneori Amagoi

Suneori Amagoi Rain Praying Festival in Tsurugashima City in the Western area of Saitama within commutable distance of Tokyo. Suneori Amagoi The Suneori Amagoi Rain Praying Festival, which started in 1781, holds a number of cultural and festival accolades. The awards include the prestigious and coveted city designated intangible folkRead More →

Strawberry picking Saitama close to Tokyo

Strawberry Picking with kids at a farm in Sakado City that has a Play Area and is located close to a highway interchange. Our favorite strawberry picking greenhouse to date when written in 2016…and six years later in 2022 – still one of our favorites! Despite the pandemic Shimura StrawberryRead More →

Sayama Ski resort indoor slope with large banner with the name on it

Sayama Ski Resort / Indoor Snowboarding and Skiing Ground with children’s snow park in Tokorozawa City, Saitama Prefecture Information for winter Skiing in Saitama at Sayama Indoor Skiing Ground. Saitama Prefecture does not have any natural ski slopes, but we have an indoor ski resort in Sayama ski resort andRead More →

Treeing Tree climbing saitama tokyo

Tree climbing in Saitama – “Treeing” is the term the Japanese have coined for the sport of climbing trees with ropes and harnesses.  In the Autumn of 2015, treeing came on my radar because one of my local parks started to offer it as a regular event. On further inspection quiteRead More →