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

Night light up, Christmas events and general information for Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest (formerly Moomin Valley) in Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture near Tokyo. Last update 2022.11.30. Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest Once nicknamed “Moomin House” and now known as “Mushroom House” the quirky building pictured below is one of threeRead 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 →