sakura

Want to Enjoy Sakura, All-You-Can-Eat Crab and Strawberry Picking All In One Day?

When visiting Japan in the spring, most people want to see the sakura in full bloom. The many sakura with their fleeting blossoms perfectly convey the charm of Japanese spring. Additionally, many travelers aim to enjoy plenty of delicious Japanese food. The wonderful taste of seafood and fruit that you can sample in Japan is…

Join the Sakura Walk at the Shiba Park Hotel in Tokyo!

During late March to early May, cherry blossoms are in peak bloom all throughout Japan. It is at this time of the year that many tourists come to the country to experience “hanami” or cherry blossom viewing. The Shiba Park Hotel is offering travelers the chance for an “Ohanami Walk” or Sakura Walk as part…

See Some Early-Blooming Sakura in Kawazu, Just 2 Hours from Tokyo!

Many people who wish to visit Japan want to see the iconic cherry blossom. Sometimes life doesn’t all go to plan and maybe you can’t travel in the main cherry blossom season. Don’t despair, there are still a few spots you can visit for some early blooms and to experience hanami! The Season and Hanami…

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…

This Famous Shop Has Re-Released Their Sakura Ice Cream At Last!

Now that the spring season is drawing near, many companies in Japan are releasing their own version of Sakura-flavored confections. Baskin-Robbins, the popular international ice cream chain, will also be releasing its own version of sakura ice cream in Japan. The unique flavor will be released for a limited time only, so you should quickly…

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…

Try Sakura Pepsi, Japan’s Newest Seasonal Flavor for Spring!

Japan is well known for many things. Friendly people, amazing culture and gorgeous seasons. Nothing, however, tops their creativity in taking well-loved food products and making them quintessentially Japanese. There are examples of this everywhere in the country, all you have to do is look! From the ubiquitous matcha (and now sake!) flavored Kit Kats,…

Shakujii Park: A Tranquil Sanctuary Within Tokyo

As you step out of the central exit of the Shakujii Koen station in Tokyo’s Nerima ward, you immediately find yourself on the receiving end of the local equivalent of all roads leading to Rome. An array of narrow streets converges at the station from all directions, each one crowded with commercial and residential activity.…

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…