Something different in Saitama

Santome Konjaku Village (Santome Konjyamura Kouryu Plaza) for something completely different in Saitama. Part I of a 4 part series about this unique outdoor theme / eco park. We had so many adventures in 2017 and enjoyed each in different ways. However, in terms of new locations for families inRead More →

Strawberry picking Saitama close to Tokyo

Strawberry Picking with kids in Saitama Prefecture: Shimura Farm with Play Area Our favorite strawberry picking greenhouse to date when written in 2016…and six years later in 2022 – still one of our favorites! Despite the Coronavirus Shimura Strawberry Picking farm opened for picking in January 2021, making it oneRead More →

Imanishi strawberry picking farm Yoshimi

Strawberry picking in Yoshimi Town, Saitama Prefecture. Yoshimi town is well regarded for strawberry picking. In fact, according to the Prefectural website, Yoshimi is number one for strawberries in Saitama. Winter / Spring strawberry picking is popular for family and school outings in Japan from February through May. However, someRead More →