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Riding the Steam Locomotive Train SL PALEO – Now the Rugby WC2019 & Sake Train!

by Zoria Petkoska Author’s photo Puffing and smoking, the SL Paleo Express pulls into Kumagaya station and it seems we’ve all found ourselves in a time slip. Yet, that very time slip magic is what people come for every weekend – some riding the train, some waiting along the tracks to see it passing. Some…

Have an Extraordinary Stargazing Experience at This Observatory in Saitama!

Have you ever wanted to visit an observatory in Japan to see the stars but wondered about finding a suitable accommodation to spend the night in? Or do you want to do more than stargazing but have no idea what other activities you can engage in? If you are keen on sleeping under the stars…

Watch as Japan Turns Red at the Red Spider Lily Festival in Saitama This Summer

Japan is home for literally hundreds of floral festivals you could possibly imagine. The Japanese people adore flowers. Summer in the country, which usually starts in June and continues until mid to late September, is the time to witness more colorful flowers. There is a lily variety called the “red spider lily” which blooms in…

See This Natural Ice Sculpture in Chichibu, Saitama This Winter 2017

Ever wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life but find it difficult or troublesome to get to the countryside and get some fresh air or see nature’s sights? If you are in or near Saitama Prefecture (埼玉県), look no further than Chichibu City (秩父市) this winter 2017 for some…

Experience a December Night Festival in Saitama!

If you want something to keep you occupied on a cold winter night, then you should visit the Chichibu Shrine to see a slice of ancient Japanese cultural heritage. Go and visit the Saitama Night festival! History of The Chichibu Shrine The Saitama prefecture is located just north of Tokyo City, and is a part…

Biggest Metal Festival in Japan: Loud Park

Since 2006, One of the most famous Metal music festival is being held in the Metropolitan area in Japan, on weekends, every October. Very famous bands from all over the world come every year. (e.g. Dream Theater, Arch Enemy, DragonForce, etc… were coming there in 2014.) and of course you can see some Japanese metal…