Spring

 
  • Plum Blossom Festival at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

    Plum Blossom Festival at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

    Viewing plum blossom at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is a must thing to do in Kyoto during early spring. My every visit to this historic shrine was fabulous with lots of wonderful memories, and the reason behind that was beautiful ume (plum blossom). I must tell you that I once got […]

     
     
  • Odawara Ume Matsuri 2019 | Visit Kanagawa

    Odawara Ume Matsuri 2019 | Visit Kanagawa

    Odawara Ume Matsuri is an incredible Japanese early spring festival, held in Odawara city. This is one of the most popular yearly events in Kanagawa prefecture and top plum blossom viewing spots in all over Japan. When the coldest month of Japan “January” is about to say “goodbye” – then […]

     
     
  • Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park | Tulip Fair 2019

    Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park | Tulip Fair 2019

    Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park is a spring wonderland filled with tons of different kinds of tulips. It hosts the famous Kamiyubetsu tulip fair every year from May 1 to early June. Cherry blossom viewing in Japan is the ultimate spring experience but in Kamiyubetsu it is the Tulip blossom. When spring […]

     
     
  • Atami Baien Ume Matsuri 2019 | Visit Shizuoka

    Atami Baien Ume Matsuri 2019 | Visit Shizuoka

    Atami, a popular hot spring resort town in Shizuoka Prefecture, has a beautiful plum garden called Atami Baien that becomes amazingly magnificent with millions of ume blossoms during its Atami Baien Ume Matsuri. Here, ume matsuri means plum blossom festival. Please, bear in mind that Atami Baien is one of […]

     
     
  • How to Enjoy Hanami in Japan | Travel Guide 2019

    How to Enjoy Hanami in Japan | Travel Guide 2019

    Japan cherry blossom season delights all of us not just offering the stunning sakura blossoms but also hanami picnic party, exciting outdoor events, and variety of Japanese street foods to try from the food carts. As hanami is approaching to some of the major cities of Japan such as in Tokyo, […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Kyoto

    10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Kyoto

    Kyoto is a very beautiful place to visit, and live, especially in spring and autumn seasons. Hanami makes it a perfect destination to explore all the top recommended cherry blossoms viewing spots. The incredible landscapes here would amaze you with its unique seasonal beauty. If you ask me a question […]

     
     
  • Setagaya Ume Matsuri at Hanegi Park

    Setagaya Ume Matsuri at Hanegi Park

    Setagaya Ume Matsuri is one of the prominent plum blossom festivals in Japan, held in early February in Tokyo. Want to know something about this yearly Japanese festival? Who knows, you might get some interesting information that includes few travel tips to this place. Hanegi Park hosts Setagaya ume matsuri […]

     
     
  • Cherry Blossom (Sakura) and Hanami in Japan

    Cherry Blossom (Sakura) and Hanami in Japan

    Cherry blossom (sakura) and Hanami, both have a great impact on Japanese culture and traditions. Unlike ume matsuri so called plum blossom festival, hanami attracts many foreign travelers from all over the world. Locals here in Japan wait to see impressive view of Cherry blossoms in spring. When hanami rolls around, […]

     
     
  • 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. […]

     
     
 
 

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