wisteria (fuji)

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…

Wisteria Festival at Kameido Tenjin Shrine

The Wisteria festival at the Kameido Tenjin is one of the lesser known flower festivals but equally as beautiful. The beautiful purple blooms come out near the end of April until early May (specifically from April 18 to May 5, 2015 this year). It is quite breathtaking, literally and figuratively with the lovely fragrance in…

Avatar Fantasy world in Ashikaga Park

Golden week is just around the corner You might want to plan a fantasy trip to Ashikaga Flower Park seeing that wisteria is on its blooming season peak. CNN Travel crew has chosen Ashikaga Flower Park as one of the 2014 dream vacation spots. The park hosts 143 years old purple wisteria which looks similar…