Premium Outlets Santa and Santa Ikea Kohoku cover picture

Premium Outlets Santa 2020 – It is expected that Santa Claus will be travelling around the Premium Outlets again in 2020 during the month of December. You will be able to get your photo taken with Santa free of charge, if you have a ticket, but you need to have your ownRead More →

Santa Japan 2017 Guide for the Greater Tokyo Area St Clair Santa

Premium Outlets Santa – From December 3rd Santa is travelling around the Premium Outlets for a rare photo opportunity. You will be able to get your photo taken with Santa free of charge, if you have a ticket, but you need to have your own camera with you. This year they haveRead More →

Tokinosumika night illumination Recently, we paid our annual summer visit to the Tokinosumika resort, also known as Gotemba Kogen, in Shizuoka. This visit we split our stay between the Blueberry Lodges and the Hotel Tokinosumika, just two of the accommodation choices available at this activity and attraction packed resort. This year,Read More →

Peter Rabbit Themed Accommodation in Gotemba, Shizuoka For the last 7 years we’ve been going to a resort in Gotemba every Golden Week.  The resort has a choice of accommodation ranging from hotel rooms to self catering lodges. This year we stayed in the “slow house villa” area in aRead More →

From December 6th to 23rd Santa is travelling around the Premium Outlets for a rare photo opportunity. There will be four sessions daily. Each time the first fifty families will be able to get their photo taken with Santa free of charge. Locations include the Premium Outlets in Shissui in Chiba, Ami, Ibaraki,Read More →

2015 – 2016 THE TEEPEES ARE NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE HIRE Are you looking for unique accommodation in Japan? Ever thought of staying in a teepee (tipi / tepee / wigwam)? If you like the outdoors and want to try something different, the tepee site in Gotemba is aRead More →

Gotemba is one of the four “5th station”s of Mt Fuji. The following attractions are either in Gotemba city or within commutable distance. Tokinosumika A one stop resort for accommodation, play, eating and HOT SPRINGS. It has night illumination most of the year. It also houses the Kogen Brewery.  ThereRead More →