Metsa Fireworks

Forest and Lake and Fireworks – Metsa Fireworks 2020 in Metsa, Hanno, Saitama. The featured image is from the official Metsa website. Please note there are no tickets at the door on the dates; tickets must be bought in advance. Metsa Fireworks 2020 Forest and Lake and Fireworks Metsa isRead More →

Moominvalley Park Harvest

Moominvalley Park Harvest 2020 in Metsa, Hanno, Saitama. The featured image above is from the official Moomin Japan website.  Moominvalley Park Harvest 2020 From Umbrella Sky to Balloon Sky! The Umbrella sky at Metsa needs little introduction. Despite being only two years old and held in summer only, it enjoysRead More →

Dahlia at arakawa roadside station chichibu

The Chichibu area is known for its Dahlia. The Dahlia Garden at Mt Ryokami Fumoto Hana no Sato is one of the largest and most popular places to see Dahlia in Saitama. Mt Ryokami Dahlia Garden The Dahlia Garden at Mt Ryokami opens annually in Autumn. It generally opens fromRead More →

Saitama October

Saitama October – 13 things you can do in Saitama, commutable from Tokyo, in the month of October. This post has been adapted for the unfortunate circumstances in 2020! Fireworks Traditional festivals Winter hanami Halloween events Night Illumination Anime and Manga event Pop up cafe Ski! Camping Hiking Fruit PickingRead More →