Kona's Coffee

A new branch of Kona’s Coffee Hawaiian Pancake House opened this month (August 2018) in Kazo City. There is a whole new development in the area where it opened: around Viva Home in the Shimotakayanagi area of Kazo. Kona’s Coffee is a Hawaiian style pancake and coffee house restaurant withRead More →

A collage of some of things to see / do at Kodai Hasu no Sato in Gyoda City, Saitama Prefecture

Rice Field Art, Ancient Lotus, Water lilies, Wintersweet, Plum Blossoms, Cherry Blossoms, Observation Tower, Nature Hall, Winter Illumination and Park (with small playground) at Kodai Hasu no Sato in Gyoda City. Also a popular spot to witness the first sunrise of the year. Kodai Hasu no Sato Kodai Hasu noRead More →

Kasukabe big kite festival 2018

In both 2020 and 2021 the Kasukabe Big Kite Festival was completely cancelled. In 2022, it is kind of going ahead! They will raise the kites, but on one day only and strictly without spectators. It begs the question, what’s the point!? But presumably, it is for the locals, soRead More →

Flystation Japan Information Share – #onlyinsaitama Flystation Japan The first ever flystation indoor skydiving center in Japan will open by the end of March 2017 in Koshigaya Saitama. Soon we will have the rare opportunity to experience flying without  jumping out of a plane! The center uses a vertical wind-tunnel for a skydiving simulationRead More →