Saitama Prefecture

A Guide to Tokyo’s Many Baseball Teams

Mar 28, 2023 By Michael Stigall

It is hard to describe how popular baseball is in Japan. With the recent win at the World Baseball Classic over the USA, nobody can deny that Japanese baseball is...[ Click to read more ]

Where to Jog In Tokyo

Jul 25, 2022 By Michael Stigall

Summer in Japan is hot and humid, but it is also a great time to get in shape. There are plenty of ways you can do this. You could head...[ Click to read more ]

Where to See Fireflies in Kansai

May 26, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Whereas many years ago, fireflies were everywhere in Kansai throughout the summer months, you now need to head to specific places to see them. Luckily, you do have a range...[ Click to read more ]

The JR East Railway Museum: See Japan’s History Move on Wheels of Steel

May 26, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

A good many visitors to Japan have been known to utter out loud, “there sure are a lot of trains in Japan!” …And they wouldn’t be wrong! We happen to...[ Click to read more ]

Chichibu Night Festival Near Tokyo

Nov 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Located about 2 hours northwest of Central Tokyo, Chichibu is a small mountain community that is popular for weekend getaways thanks to it being the home of Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour: Kawagoe City; Little Edo

Aug 31, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Located about 60 minutes by train northwest of central Tokyo is the city of Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture. Because of its location in the Greater Tokyo area, it’s mainly considered...[ Click to read more ]