Spring

 
  • Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park 2020

    Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park 2020

    Eastern Hokkaido is amazingly gorgeous with its breathtaking flower parks and gardens in spring. It does not only offer you to see stunning cherry blossom but also other flowers such as tulips and shibazakura (moss phlox). Takinoue Shibazakura Park, Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park, and Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park are the most valued […]

     
     
  • Cherry Blossom in Okinawa | 2021 Hanami in Japan

    Cherry Blossom in Okinawa | 2021 Hanami in Japan

    Okinawa, the southernmost prefecture of Japan is famous for the earliest cherry blossom viewing. In fact, this is the first prefecture in Japan to see cherry blossom each year. Have you already planned to visit it? Hanami celebration here begins in mid-January and can be enjoyed till mid-February. It is […]

     
     
  • One Day in Tokyo: Early Spring Itinerary

    One Day in Tokyo: Early Spring Itinerary

    I have noticed that many tourists who visit Tokyo for the first time in their lives fall in love with this bustling city. Often I hear people saying that “I wish if I could stay in Tokyo for the rest of my life.” I don’t reside there; in fact, city […]

     
     
  • Plum Blossom in Kyoto | Travel Guide 2020

    Plum Blossom in Kyoto | Travel Guide 2020

    One of the highly notable spring blossoms in Japan is certainly plum blossom. In Japanese it’s known as “Ume.” The flower is uniquely beautiful and often overshadowed by the legendary sakura or cherry blossoms. Actually, it is not true at all. The ones who live outside Japan may think of […]

     
     
  • 9-Day in Tohoku Spring Itinerary

    9-Day in Tohoku Spring Itinerary

    The best time to see cherry blossom in the Tohoku region is from Mid April through Late April. The region boasts some of the top sakura viewing spots in Japan. If you are thinking about visiting Tohoku’s most famous hanami spots then you need to have a travel plan based […]

     
     
  • Sapporo Lilac Festival 2020 | Hokkaido Spring

    Sapporo Lilac Festival 2020 | Hokkaido Spring

    Sapporo lilac festival has become one of my favorite annual events to celebrate in Hokkaido in spring. Locals there actually get mad living in the cold winter months from early-December through April. It’s true that the weather gets warmer in the month of May in Sapporo. This is the month […]

     
     
  • Hokkaido Spring Itinerary | Travel Plan 2020

    Hokkaido Spring Itinerary | Travel Plan 2020

    Lately, I have been asked to create a suggested itinerary for those who are willing to visit Hokkaido in spring. I know it is not a big deal for me to do, but certainly for you, especially for newcomers. Visiting Hokkaido has always been a challenging destination for most of […]

     
     
  • Takinoue Park Shibazakura Festival 2020

    Takinoue Park Shibazakura Festival 2020

    Shibazakura is not a rare flower in Hokkaido. There are some places which are only famous for this beautiful flower and one of them is called Takinoue Park. It is a paradise of Shibazakura (pink moss phloxes) that hosts a yearly festival called Takinoue Shibazakura Matsuri. It is similar to […]

     
     
  • 10 Most Popular Sakura Varieties in Japan

    10 Most Popular Sakura Varieties in Japan

    Hanami has arrived! The cherry trees have bloomed beautifully with delightful blossoms in many parts of Japan. Lately, some cherry trees are being prepared to be bloomed, some are at their full glory, some sakura are yet waiting to touch the grounds and sadly some have already touched the grounds! […]

     
     
  • Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival 2020

    Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival 2020

    In spring, when you think of visiting Akita prefecture, first you must think of its biggest annual cherry blossom festival. The festival is widely known as the Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival. Kakunodate is a famous castle town of the Tohoku region, located in central Akita prefecture. In the spring you […]

     
     
 
 

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