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Six Magic Spots in Little Edo: Must-Sees On a Day Trip to Kawagoe

This tiny Saitama town on the Seibu Railway line will transport you back into Japan’s feudal days with its picture-perfect historical architecture and sites.

By 8 min read


A Magical Moomin Theme Park Is Now Open Just Outside of Tokyo

It's a whimsical world of wholesome adventure at Moominvalley Park.

By 5 min read


Films Wako: A Slick Social Apartment for Movie Lovers and Creatives

Featuring a photography studio, a work lounge and, yes, an actual cinema.

By 5 min read


11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Saitama

Expect the unexpected with gorgeous scenery, immaculately-preserved history and wonderfully quirky attractions (including Finnish hippopotamuses).

By 7 min read


A One-Day Itinerary to the Chichibu Shibazakura Festival

Want to see the shibazakura this spring? Try this one-day itinerary featuring a spectacular flower festival, a brand-new onsen resort and dinner on a traveling restaurant.

By 6 min read


Festivals of Japan: Chichibu Yomatsuri

The Chichibu Yomatsuri is one of the most spectacular winter festivals in Japan and is only a short trip away from Tokyo.

By 2 min read


Unraveling the Mysteries of Kinbaku, the Erotic Art of Japanese Rope Bondage