SAITAMA – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Mon, 10 Feb 2020 02:16:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 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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Nagatoro River Rafting and Grape Picking (Saitama) https://bestlivingjapan.com/nagatoro-river-rafting-and-grape-picking/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/nagatoro-river-rafting-and-grape-picking/#respond Fri, 04 Oct 2019 21:55:55 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=1175 Looking for a great day trip this time of year? Head to Nagatoro river rafting and grape picking in Saitama!  If you are looking for a fun one day get away to enjoy the crisp air and beautiful mountain and river scenery do visit Nagatoro River and surrounding area of Chichibu in Saitama. I traveled …

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Top Train and Railway Museums in Japan https://bestlivingjapan.com/top-train-railway-museums-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/top-train-railway-museums-japan/#respond Tue, 17 Sep 2019 03:00:00 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=34079 Top Train and Railway Museums in Japan To help you discover and explore a few of the amazing trains Japanese engineering has produced throughout the years we`ve listed a few of our favorites. Explore the interiors of the historical train cars, view the antique collections, learn the mechanisms of the rails, test your skills with …

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