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Places and other Beautiful Flowers that Bloom in Japan During Spring

Sakura is the most famous seasonal flower in Japan. It is the symbol of spring. People from all over Japan look forward to this season, when they can unfold their picnic mats and gather over a neatly-packed bento with cans of beer while viewing the pretty cherry blossoms. It is the most awaited season after…

10 Fun Things You Should Do During Springtime in Japan!

Spring is probably the best season of the year. It is the time when life is at its fullest in everything! The flowers are in bloom, birds are happily chirping, and lovers can be seen taking walks at the park. Spring is basically nature’s way of saying “let’s party!” Don’t miss out on the fun!…

3 Things to Do at This Flower Park in Japan This Wisteria Blooming Season

Booking a flight to Japan can be challenging for those who want to witness the beauty of the cherry blossoms during springtime. Some might be lucky enough to get a flight in early to mid-April, just in time for sakura, but there are those who settle for late April to early May. But don’t worry…

5 Important Motifs from Japanese Family Crests

Unlike in Europe where family crests were used to distinguish nobility from commoners, Japan’s family crests (kamon) were not only exclusive to noblemen. The use of family crests also extended to samurai warriors and commoners. Although the kamon was exclusive only to nobility during the eighth century, it then became a symbol of identity or…

Walk into a Whimsical Tunnel of Flowers! Wisteria Parks in Japan

Imagine walking into this whimsical tunnel of flowers. Wisteria blooms with lavish purple and white colors, radiating a scent surreal and tender. This is not paradise though for this is a real place in Japan. Some of you may have seen several pictures of this place, but a few may have had the chance to…

The Flower Lovers’ Guide to Japan

When you are travelling around the world and more specifically in Japan, it is always interesting to find places where you can contemplate the beauty of various flowers. Indeed, lover or not, you might be amazed by the colorfulness and the scent of such places. Furthermore, you’ll find all sorts of flowers from amusing to…

7 Mandatory Places to Visit in Japan

It is natural for a country to have places to die for. Places where tourists are rapidly expanding from time to time. This article is a list of the obligatory places to visit if you want to get a feel for the place. 1. Himeji Castle jp.fotolia.com/ As for starters, Himeji Castle is considered in…

The 7 Wonders of Japanese Spring

Spring Beauty Spring is nearly over and we can feel Mr. Summer’s scorching hotness. If you have missed spring you better book a flight for next year’s spring season and never miss these seven wonders of spring in Japan. 1.Cherry Blossoms fotolia.com Even the locals can’t get enough of Cherry Blossoms. The tree only blooms…