Things to do in Winter in Saitama – With the dry and sunny weather, January is a great month to be out and about in Saitama. The choice of winter-only activities is an added incentive to don some winter woollies and head out into the cold. We may not have muchRead More →

Strawberry picking Saitama close to Tokyo

Strawberry Picking Saitama: Shimura Farm with Play Area Our favorite strawberry picking greenhouse to date… Strawberry Picking Saitama – Today, we visited a greenhouse type strawberry picking farm in Sakado. This farm has been on my radar since I saw a small write-up about it in a Walker magazine. IRead More →

Imanishi strawberry picking farm Yoshimi

Strawberry picking in Yoshimi Town, Saitama Prefecture. Yoshimi town is well regarded for strawberry picking. In fact, according to the Prefectural website, Yoshimi is number one for strawberries in Saitama. Winter / Spring strawberry picking is popular for family and school outings in Japan from February through May. However, someRead More →