• 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 […]

  • 10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Tokyo

    10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Tokyo

    Where to see cherry blossom (sakura) in Tokyo? If you are looking for the prettiest sakura viewing spots in Tokyo, today I want to share 10 of my favorites with you. Most of these hanami spots are located across the city in different public parks and gardens. There is a […]

  • Yozakura: The Night Sakura in Japan

    Yozakura: The Night Sakura in Japan

    What is Yozakura? Does this word sound familiar to you? Indeed it is a Japanese word 夜桜 (Yozakura). Those who read manga or watch anime are familiar of the word “Yozakura Quartet“. I think you understand me that I am not going to tell you about that manga here but […]


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