Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

Tokyo’s Best Natural Parks and Gardens

For a large and modern city, it might come as a surprise to find that Tokyo is actually blessed with some wonderfully natural parks. Of course, people often visit Ueno park with its zoo, museums and sakura trees, yet beyond this well-healed park, are some beautifully structured and calming gardens that can rival even those…

The 4 Best Places to See Maple Leaf Hues in Tokyo This Autumn 2017

Autumn is almost ready to knock on the doors of Japan and fill its landscapes with autumn leaves (koyo). Many gardens with Japanese maple trees (momiji) turn red, brightening up the whole area. If you live in the urban districts of Tokyo such as Shinjuku or Bunkyo, here are the four best places to see…

Make the Most of February and Enjoy the Beautiful Plum Blossoms!

The first thing that’ll come to mind when you hear of the term Flower Viewing in Japan would probably be none other than the famous Sakura or cherry blossoms. One of the most well-known symbols of Japan and the sign of spring in the country. Also, most of the cherry blossoms on average start to…

5 Amazing Hot Spots to Enjoy the Beauty of the Autumn Leaves in Tokyo

Japan is a country of many amazing spectacles and one of those is the changing of the leaves in autumn and there are many places throughout the country that gloriously feature these beautiful sights. However, when you’re traveling to Tokyo and only have a limited time, you are restricted to places that are easily accessible…