In praise of Culture Cafe Grandir and 5 other reasons to visit “Little America”, Johnson Town, in Saitama Prefecture. Johnson Town Johnson town, at the site of the former American military Johnson Air base, is a collection of stores, cafes & restaurants and private residences in Iruma City, Saitama Prefecture.
Moominvalley park winter festival 2021 – 2022 ~ Information for the annual winter event at Moominvalley Park in Metsa, Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture. Winter festival Moominvalley park reopened for business today, Friday December 10th, after a short temporary closure for renovations. The winter festival started today with the reopening. The
Moominvalley Park Harvest 2021 in the Moomin theme park at Metsa, Hanno, Saitama. This year it is called “Very Berry Harvest”. The featured image above is from the official Moomin Japan website. Update November 2021: due to its popularity, the Harvest “Balloon Sky” event has been extended until November 28th.
Kinchakuda in spring: cherry blossoms, rapeseed (canola flowers) and purple flowers Kinchakuda needs little introduction. If you don’t know it by name, you’ll know it as the most famous place for red spider lilies in Japan. However, what you might not know about Kinchakuda is that it is not just
Forest and Lake and Fireworks – the 2021 Metsa Fireworks in Hanno, Saitama, were scheduled for Saturday September 11th and Saturday October 16th. However, unfortunately (but understandably) they were subsequently cancelled due to the Coronavirus. The featured image is from the official Metsa website. All information hereafter for the 2020