Tokyo 2020 skateboarding training camp Konosu Saitama with kids saitama olympics

Looking for a skatepark in Saitama or near Tokyo? One place children, in particular, can enjoy skateboarding in Saitama is at Kamiya Park. It has a designated, supervised skatepark. It opened in the winter of 2015 inside the Kamiya General Park, which itself is still relatively new. Moreover, the parkRead 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 →

Japan's largest water mill, waku waku land and attractions at Saitama Museum of rivers in Yorii Saitama Prefecture

Saitama Museum of Rivers, as the name implies, is a river museum, located in Yorii town. It is home to the largest water mill in Japan. It has a number of facilities available under the general admission price including their main educational hall where children can learn about rivers in generalRead More →