Tag: Best Japan Travel Guide

 
  • 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, […]

     
     
  • 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. […]

     
     
  • Plum Blossom in Japan | Ume Matsuri 2021

    Plum Blossom in Japan | Ume Matsuri 2021

    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 […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 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) 2021

    Sapporo Snow Festival (Yuki Matsuri) 2021

    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, […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
 
 

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