Cherry Blossoms

Top Five Hanami Sites near Hiroshima

Feb 25, 2019 By Admin

Hanami is what the Japanese call "flower viewing,"  especially cherry blossoms (桜 sakura) with friends and family. In modern practice, hanami is enjoyed, especially by the younger generations of Japan,...[ Click to read more ]

Top Hanami Sites in Tokyo

Feb 20, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

The weather will soon begin to get warmer, the days longer, and it'll be time again for "hanami." If you're new to Japan and Japanese culture, hanami literally means "flower...[ Click to read more ]

Cherry Blossom Days in Japan

Feb 26, 2018 By Admin

Hanami, or "flower viewing,"  especially cherry blossoms, with friends and family is one of the best times to be in Japan. A tradition in Japan, modern hanami is enjoyed with...[ Click to read more ]

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Kobe Sakura

Top 5 Hanami Sites Near Kobe

Feb 22, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Hanami, or “flower viewing,” is a coveted Japanese pastime that occurs during the spring months across the country. As soon as the winter makes way for the cherry blossoms, or...[ Click to read more ]

Plum Blossom Viewing in Tokyo – The Top Umemi Spots!

Feb 13, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

While the cherry blossom is the flower that tends to dominate the imagination of Japanese botanic appreciation, it is perhaps the plum (ume) blossom that should be the more celebrated....[ Click to read more ]