Tokigawa Peach Blossom Festival

The 21st annual Peach Blossom Festival Tokigawa was cancelled in 2021 due to Covid-19. Furthermore, it was the second year in a row that the event was cancelled on account of the pandemic. Hopefully it will be able to go ahead in 2021. Even though the festival wasn’t on, I droppedRead More →

Tokigawa Iris Garden

The 2021 Iris Festival in Tokigawa Iris Gardens has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus. It was also cancelled in 2020. The Iris bloom in the garden for the month of June. They are relatively near (by car) the lavender fields of Ranzan. Last year I combined a trip toRead More →

iris flowers in japan

Information on Hanashobu, Ayame, Kakitsubata Iris flowers in Japan. In addition, information on when and where to see them in Japan. Plus bonus information for Saitama Prefecture. Iris are quite a popular and significant flower in Japan. Their bloom is said to mark the start of summer. Irises were traditionallyRead More →

Kinomura Camp Tokigawa

This is one post I am particularly happy to be bringing you! We have been trying to stay at Kinomura Camp in Tokigawa for the last five years. However, as it is extremely popular we have never been able to secure a booking for a date we wanted. This year,Read More →

Comoriver Glamping Site

The Comoriver Tokitama Himitsu Kichi campsite and restaurant by Onsen Dojo in Tokigawa Town in the Hiki District of Saitama Prefecture. Comoriver Comoriver Tokitama Himitsu Kichi is a campsite, glamping site, cafe and riverside day camp. Onsen Dojo is the chain relaxation service provider behind hot spring resorts such asRead More →

Showa Retro Tamagawa Onsen Summer 2021

Tamagawa Hot Spring, Tokigawa, or the mouthful that is their full name 昭和 レトロ な 温泉銭湯玉川温泉 ~ Showa Retro Naonsen Sento Tamagawa Hot Spring. A hot spring by the award winning hot spring management company Onsen Dojo. Hereafter Tamagawa Hot Springs for short. Occasionally with the Retro in front, justRead More →