SAITAMA – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Mon, 17 Aug 2020 05:47:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 Kadokawa Culture Museum, Tokorozawa Saitama-ken – Museum, Team Lab and More https://bestlivingjapan.com/kadokawa-culture-museum-tokorozawa-saitama-ken-museum-team-lab-and-more/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/kadokawa-culture-museum-tokorozawa-saitama-ken-museum-team-lab-and-more/#respond Wed, 05 Aug 2020 05:31:28 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=71242 The Kadokawa Culture Museum and new TeamLab exhibit opened on August 1, 2020. The Kadokawa Culture Museum designed by Kuma Kengo is part of a new development called Tokorozawa Sakura Town in Saitama. Kadokawa is one of the largest Japanese publishers in Japan producing books, magazines, anime, and movies. Tokorozawa is located one hour from central Tokyo …

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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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Tokyo Day Trip to “Little Edo” Kawagoe (Saitama) https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-day-trip-to-little-edo-kawagoe/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-day-trip-to-little-edo-kawagoe/#respond Thu, 30 Jan 2020 02:30:23 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=2054 If you are in the Tokyo area and have one free day, travel back in time with a Tokyo day trip to “Little Edo” Kawagoe (川越市 Kawagoe-shi). The people of Kawagoe have preserved their city for all people today to experience the old castle town of Edo period (17th to the 19th centuries). Kawagoe is …

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Trampoland (Tokyo, Chiba and Saitama) https://bestlivingjapan.com/trampoland/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/trampoland/#comments Sat, 18 Jan 2020 22:00:14 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=4419 If you have kids, and they are bouncing off the walls take them to Trampoland!  Trampoland is an inside trampoline center that is safe and fun for elementary age kids and up. My son and I went the other night and had a great time for 60 mins. There are now three locations; one in …

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Tokyo Metropolitan Area Underground Flood Control Discharge Area (Kasukabe, Saitama) https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-metropolitan-area-underground-flood-control-discharge-area-kasukabe-saitama/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-metropolitan-area-underground-flood-control-discharge-area-kasukabe-saitama/#respond Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:18:19 +0000 https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/?p=62149 Ever wonder why Tokyo does not flood as much as other typhoon struck Asian cities? It is because of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area Underground Flood Control Discharge Area in Saitama. The Flood Control area, which is north of Tokyo, controls the floodwaters from five rivers before the water dumps into the Edo River. Three types of tours …

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Tokyo Area Sweet Potato Digging – October to early December https://bestlivingjapan.com/sweet-potato-digging-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/sweet-potato-digging-japan/#respond Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:14:54 +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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