PICK AND PET FARMS – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Thu, 15 Oct 2020 23:47:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 75234301 Tokyo Area Sweet Potato Digging – October to early December https://bestlivingjapan.com/sweet-potato-digging-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/sweet-potato-digging-japan/#respond Thu, 15 Oct 2020 23:14:54 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=52172 Sweet potato digging is an autumn tradition that all Japanese kindergarten and early elementary kids partake in October through December. In Japanese sweet potatoes are called “satsumaimo”. Enjoy a nice autumn day outside central Tokyo and go sweet potato digging. Below are five recommended locations to go Japanese sweet potato digging. Also don’t forget to …

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Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking – June to early September https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-area-blueberry-picking/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-area-blueberry-picking/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:01:14 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=6265 Late June to early September is blueberry picking season in Japan. Here are our recommended Tokyo Area Blueberry Picking Locations for Summer 2020.  We have chosen six gardens for great half-day or one-day trips; two in Chiba-ken, two in Saitama-ken and two in Kanagawa-ken. Many of these gardens run through September, but best blueberry picking …

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Sayama Berry Picking Farm (Saitama) https://bestlivingjapan.com/sayama-berry-land/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/sayama-berry-land/#respond Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:00:05 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=9827 Sayama Berry Land (Saitama-ken) (狭山ベリーランド) has one of the largest blueberry farms in the Tokyo area with over 50 types of berries and 2,000 bushes. The blueberry bushes are in covered mesh houses. Here are other great places to visit in Saitama with kids They have two parking areas; one where their office is located …

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Kodomo no Kuni (Yokohama) – BBQ, Pony Ride and Zoo https://bestlivingjapan.com/kodomo-no-kuni-bbq-and-zoo/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/kodomo-no-kuni-bbq-and-zoo/#respond Sun, 05 Jul 2020 23:00:36 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=10078 On our first visit to Kodomo no Kuni (Children`s Land) we explored the various rides and numerous playgrounds. On our second visit we BBQ`d, went on a pony ride, fed the cows and sheep, and explored the zoo. This place is huge so multiple visit are highly recommended. Every season offers something different from outdoor pool in the summer to ice …

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Yoyogi Park Ponies (Yoyogi) – Feed, Brush, and Ride https://bestlivingjapan.com/yoyogi-park-ponies/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/yoyogi-park-ponies/#comments Mon, 29 Jun 2020 23:45:21 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=39432 Would your child like to meet a pony in Tokyo? Yoyogi Park Ponies (代々木ポニー公園)  is a fun little pony park in the middle of Tokyo. Depending on the time of the day you attend you can feed, brush, and ride the ponies for free. Kids, aged 4 – 11 (elementary) can enjoy about ten mins …

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Tokyo Area Clam Digging – May to late June https://bestlivingjapan.com/clam-digging/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/clam-digging/#respond Mon, 01 Jun 2020 21:06:05 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=44928 You can still have fun Tokyo Area Clam digging this month. Actually there should be A LOT of clams vs. prior years due to no digging in May 2020.  May and June are the most popular months of the year to go clam digging (潮干狩りshiohigari in Japan). It took about one hour for each member …

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