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Sakura Forecast 2016: The Latest Updates For Every Area of Japan!

It has been almost one month since the release of the first Sakura Forecast from the Japan Weather Association. Now, their second forecast has been announced! In their second round of predictions, the JWA gives more details and more dates! Don’t miss out on the news! The First Forecast   Previously, the Japan Weather Association…

Relax in a Tunnel of Beautiful Cherry Blossoms at the Enchanting Matsukawa River!

Toyama is a river-loving district and is home to the Matsukawa River, which is located beside Toyama Castle Park. Many locals go here frequently to enjoy the beauty of nature. Do you love rivers too? If so, this is a great place to visit on your travels. Matsukawa River Beauty   zekkeijapan.com/ This river is…

The Cherry Blossom Forecast for 2018 Sakura Season in Japan is Here!

With the end of winter approaching and the first signs of spring in the air, it is time to start getting excited about the upcoming cherry blossom season! Locally called “sakura,” the cherry blossoms are some of the most anticipated flowers in the country; all around parks, temples, and even streets are thousands of trees…

Ishiwarizakura: See Japan’s Ancient Rock-Splitting Cherry Tree in Full Bloom!

Japan care very deeply about this particular cherry tree as it is 400 years old and signifies the coming of spring. Also, its beloved pink and white blossoms is a masterpiece for all to enjoy. Furthermore, for those who love nature and gardening, this is definitely a wonderful sight to see. Where It Began  …

The 2017 Sakura Forecast in Japan: Where to Go and How to Plan

Sakura blossoms are a truly iconic aspect of Japanese nature and culture. The short time for which the petals bloom is a coveted sight in Japan and thousands of people flock to see this brief spectacle. Although the flowers may only last for a mere few days, their beauty is second to none. It is…

Sakura Meets Starbucks For Its Spring Product Line!

In the spring of every year, all of the Starbucks stores in Japan start selling sakura (cherry blossom) flavoured beverages and food. These beverages have been sold every year since 2001 to coincide with the cherry blossoms blooming in the spring. This tradition is the company’s way of incorporating traditional Japanese culture into their products.…

Sakura teaches you Japanese Culture

Spring is still going on throughout Japan, although Sakura fell down, almost everywhere. If you missed it, you might be lucky to see it in the North part of Japan, such as Hokkaido, where Sakura starts to blossom by the beginning of May. Author’s photo In Kansai area, Sakura starts to blossom in the first…

3 things to enjoy during the Japanese Spring

Spring in Japan usually begins at the end of February when temperatures begin to rise slightly and the landscape awakens from its winter slumber. Spring offers many attractions in Japan and different ways to experience the country season. Here are some aspects of the Spring in Japan and its beautiful romantic landscapes and atmosphere that…

A memorable Journey in Kyoto in Sakura Season

The cherry blossom season or the Sakura season is the most stunning time to be in Japan. To all the international visitors and everyone wishing to see Kyoto during Sakura, here I share my experience of a one day trip in Kyoto along the pink and white beautiful flowers leaves. Generally for a one-day trip,…