Kamitome Festival

Kamitome Festival: Experience life like a local at this annual local traditional festival in Miyoshi Town in Saitama Prefecture. Read More →

This is the third part of a four part series about the rather unusual and entertaining Santome Village (Santome Community) in Miyoshi Town, Saitama. In this segment, I introduce the Kunogi no Mori Environmental School and what Ishizaka has called an “Amusement House” in English, but it translates more accuratelyRead More →

Something different in Saitama

Something different in Saitama – We had so many adventures in 2017 and enjoyed each in different ways. However, in terms of new locations for families in the Saitama area, both my husband and I have Santome Konjaku Mura (hereafter Santome) high on our list of favourites for 2017. SantomeRead More →