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  • How to Hanami | Sakura Viewing Party Guide

    How to Hanami | Sakura Viewing Party Guide

    How to Hanami in Japan? If you plan on visiting Japan this spring during the cherry blossom season, this guide is going to give you some ideas to enjoy a hanami picnic party. Japan’s cherry blossom season delights all of us not just offering the stunning sakura blossoms but also […]

     
     
  • 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, […]

     
     
  • Coming of Age Day (Seijin No Hi) Ceremony | Japanese Holidays

    Coming of Age Day (Seijin No Hi) Ceremony | Japanese Holidays

    Coming of age day is a Japanese annual public holiday celebrated on the second Monday in January. It already has reminded me of my own experience that I had a few years back from now on. It made me so happy to be a part of this annual ceremony. A […]

     
     
  • 13 Best Places to View Plum Blossom in Japan

    13 Best Places to View Plum Blossom in Japan

    If you are planning to Japan in early spring to see beautiful plum blossoms, then you should be familiar with the best ume spots, which are scattered across Japan. I don’t miss visiting my favorite ume spots. Seriously, I visit them almost every year, usually between mid-February and early-March. Let […]

     
     
  • 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. […]

     
     
  • Japanese New Year 2021 – Learn Its Traditions

    Japanese New Year 2021 – 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 […]

     
     
 
 

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