Tag Archive for theme park

Say Hello To Hello Kitty At Sanrio Puroland

UPDATE January 2017: Click here for a special 45% off Sanrio Puroland tickets! Why should the mouse have all the fun? The queen of cute Hello Kitty and her friends have their very own theme park in Tokyo, and you’re invited! We’ve been wanting to pay this fine feline a visit for the longest time, and a couple of weeks… Read more →

Wan Wan Land Tsukuba

Homes in Japan tend to be small, and having enough space to keep a large pet is a real luxury. That’s why most people have cats instead of dogs, or if they do have a dog, they’re usually the smaller breeds like chihuahuas or toy poodles. If you’ve been in Japan for a while like me and miss having a… Read more →

Yomiuri Land – Tokyo’s Hidden Gem

Last week we finally got our butts over to Yomiuri Land for the winter Jewellumination, after missing it last year. Yomiuri Land is a scenic amusement park set on the hillsides of Inagi, Tokyo that’s been around since 1964. On a good day you can enjoy views of Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Skytree and Mt. Fuji, and even better ones on… Read more →

Hanayashiki Amusement Park Asakusa

There are quite a few theme parks in Japan, the top ones in Tokyo being Disneyland and Disney Sea, but if you don’t have the time or want to try something different, we highly recommend Hanayashiki amusement park, smack in the middle of Asakusa. It’s Japan’s oldest theme park, first opening its doors in 1853 as a flower park, transforming… Read more →