Metsa reopens Starbucks Saitama Metsa Village

Starbucks Saitama reopen. According to live Google, “Starbucks“ is the top searched word today, Tuesday May 19th 2020, in Japan. I was intrigued so I ran a search and pulled up several articles myself, even in the English language. It turns out that Starbucks reopened, rather suddenly, for business todayRead More →

Iwatsuki Ningyo Museum

The Iwatsuki Ningyo Museum is opening on February 22nd 2020. Some really exciting news for Saitama city. A new dolls museum the “Iwatsuki Ningyo Museum” is opening next year, 2020. It makes perfect sense to have a ningyo museum in a town filled with doll manufacturing history and culture. AndRead More →

New Ice cream shop and gelato shop at Enomoto Farm Ageo

New Gelato shop at Enomoto Farm on popular cycle course. Enomoto Farm Enomoto Farm in Ageo is frequently mentioned in guide books to Saitama with small children, due to the selection of bikes and push along toys kids can play with for free.  In more recent years, it also features inRead More →