At the entrance to the Urban Dock Lalaport, Toyosu, there is a great photo spot free to use. It includes a back-drop of Santa’s grotto and an artificial Santa beside whom you can get a photo.  Every night from 4pm to midnight the “Santa Claus Hiroba” is lit up, asRead More →

Shoe Fitting Lalaport Fujimi Moonstar

Shoe Fitting Saitama – I remember the joy of finding a Clarks shoe shop in Tokyo, Omotesando, only to find out that they don’t do the children’s range in Japan. Like so many Irish (and British?) I grew up, figuratively and literally, in Clarks shoes! I wanted to be ableRead More →

Studio Cafe Zoo Adventure This is my go-to cafe for a bit of break from the kids, while with the kids. It is one of the few places I know that allow children play unsupervised, unless they are 3 years old or under. The play area is sectioned off fromRead More →

Team Lab Islands

The very first TeamLab Islands opened in Lalaport Fujimi, Saitama in 2015. TeamLab Islands Team Lab has made quite a name for itself in the last couple of years (2019). However, when they opened their first permanent shop in Lalaport Fujimi in 2015 it was virtually unheard of (pun intended).Read More →