Category: Saitama Prefecture

Cherry Blossoms Japan

Free Cherry Blossom Wallpaper For iPhone and iPad

With the cherry blossoms blooming this week around much of Japan, I thought it might be nice to share a free cherry blossom background for everyone to enjoy on their phones. I’ve sized this especially for current iPhones and iPads, but I’m sure you can find something here that will work on a number of devices. Please be aware that this is only for personal use as a background image for your phone or tablet,...
Photo of cherry blossoms and field

Satte Cherry Blossom Festival

I’ve shared many photos here before from cherry blossom season in Japan, but many of these photos come from Tokyo. Tokyo is, of course, a lovely city with some great sakura viewing spots, but having lived in several different places in Japan, I know that the feel of the season in the city and the feel in a smaller town is quite different. So this year, I made it a goal to find a great...
Photo of Satte Japan

A Lovely Spring Day In Satte

Got to spend a beautiful Spring day in Satte today with my family. Satte is in Saitama Prefecture, and although it’s only an hour or two outside of Tokyo, it’s not nearly as crowded but (in my opinion) more lovely than anywhere I’ve seen in Tokyo. Especially mixed with the yellow rapeseed blossoms, the large number of Sakura lining the main strip is just a beautiful. It was a lovely day, and I was so...