Japan Travel Blog

 
  • 10 Best Places to View Plum Blossom in Japan

    10 Best Places to View Plum Blossom in Japan

    If you are planning to Japan in early spring to see beautiful plum blossom, then you should know the best ume spots that are scattered across Japan. I don’t miss visiting my favorite ume spots that I usually visit every year. Let me introduce my favorite plum blossom spots here, […]

     
     
  • Difference Between Cherry Blossom and Plum Blossom

    Difference Between Cherry Blossom and Plum Blossom

    Someone asked me a few days ago “what is the difference between cherry blossom and plum blossom?” Then I thought I should write an article on this topic. Most of the people who have not seen cherry blossoms or plum blossoms together they might think that they are both same. […]

     
     
  • Plum Blossom in Japan | Ume Matsuri 2019

    Plum Blossom in Japan | Ume Matsuri 2019

    Japanese plum (Ume) blossoms bring an important message for all of us that spring is coming very soon. It appears in late winter when snow starts melting. Significantly it has an important role in Japanese culture. Festivals are held throughout Japan during this blooming season. Plum blossom is the sign of ending […]

     
     
  • Japanese New Year 2019 – Learn Its Traditions

    Japanese New Year 2019 – Learn Its Traditions

    New Year (Shogatsu or Oshogatsu) in Japan is quite enjoyable. It is considered one of the most important holidays and yearly festivals in Japan. There are a lot of things to do during the New Year holiday. As I have planned to do something for this wonderful holiday season, I […]

     
     
  • Top 10 Cute Japanese Cartoon Characters of All Time

    Top 10 Cute Japanese Cartoon Characters of All Time

    The best cute Japanese fictional cartoon characters are going to show up their cuteness through this article. Japan is cute! Honestly, I am not kidding with you. It is cute because we do have some cute cartoon characters. They are adorable just like your baby! Some of these characters are […]

     
     
  • Kirigami Pentagon Base | Easy DIY Craft Project

    Kirigami Pentagon Base | Easy DIY Craft Project

    If you are familiar with origami then I assume you have heard about making origami pentagon base out of a square paper. Anyway, have you ever heard of the word Kirigami Pentagon Base? Well, today here, I will teach you how to make Kirigami pentagon base. It is a very […]

     
     
  • Lavender Season in Hokkaido 2020 | Visit Furano and Biei

    Lavender Season in Hokkaido 2020 | Visit Furano and Biei

    Hokkaido, the second largest island of Japan is very famous for its lavender season. Usually, this flowering season starts in late June in the summer. Unlike cherry blossom season that stays less than a week at a particular hanami spot, lavender season stays for more than a month from early […]

     
     
  • Sapporo Snow Festival (Yuki Matsuri) 2020

    Sapporo Snow Festival (Yuki Matsuri) 2020

    Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri) is one of the most popular winter festivals in Japan. It’s the largest winter festival in the country as well with attracting approximately two million people visit this widely known winter festival every year. If you want to see beautiful ice sculptures in Hokkaido, […]

     
     
  • Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami is a traditional Japanese art of making different beautiful creature by folding a piece of paper. People of Japan know how to worship and respect this art that has been practicing by the numerous unknown artists from a long time ago. Origami is fun to learn, this is what […]

     
     
  • 7 Historic Samurai Districts in Japan

    7 Historic Samurai Districts in Japan

    Japan has many historical places that include old towns, castles, famous samurai districts and merchant districts. To tell you the truth, Japanese government has successfully preserved all these places especially the samurai districts. They represent Japan every now and then. Not every city in Japan has samurai districts but only […]

     
     
 
 

Contact Us

Email: info [at] kyuhoshi [dot] com.

 

Copyright

Copyright © 2019 Kyuhoshi.com – All Rights Reserved except photographs. Photos used with permission.

 

Disclaimer

Every picture is credited properly to its owners. Most of the photos are taken from Flickr.com through Creative Commons licensing. Kyuhoshi does not own any of the photographs used in any posts and pages unless it is mentioned. It may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon.com and others.

 
 

Subscribe by Email

Subscribe to our mailing list
 
 

AS SEEN ON