1 DAY IN “LITTLE EDO” KAWAGOE

 

“Little Edo” Kawagoe 1 Day Tour

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A while ago, when the cherry trees were still blooming, I spent one of my holidays in Kawagoe–a small town in the Saitama Prefecture. Though being near Tokyo, Kawagoe–often known as “Little Edo”–is a nostalgic town completely different from the urbanized Tokyo city. It is a place less busy and boiterous, but more tranquil and relaxing. Continue reading “1 DAY IN “LITTLE EDO” KAWAGOE”

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Little Edo “Kawagoe” 1 Day trip

A while ago, when the cherry trees were still blooming, I spent one of my holidays in Kawagoe–a small town in the Saitama Prefecture. Though being near Tokyo, Kawagoe often known as “Little Edo”, is a nostalgic town completely different from the urbanized Tokyo city. It is a place less busy and boisterous but more tranquil and relaxing.

Continue reading “Little Edo “Kawagoe” 1 Day trip”

Tatami (Japanese Mat) D.I.Y Experience: Make a cultural souvenir like no others

Every time we go stay in the Traditional Japanese Style Hotel or Hostel, called “Ryokan”, we often see a room with flooring and interior made by Mulberry Paper (Washi Paper).

A Japanese Mat so called “Tatami”, is what makes traditional accommodation unique and appealing to people around the world.

What if you get to see how this elaborate craft is made from the start, how cool will that be? It is quite rare experience even for Japanese people!!

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