March

Top Hanami Sites near Hiroshima

Mar 25, 2020 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 ]

Wisteria Festivals: Aichi’s Other ‘Hanami’

Mar 18, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

There can be absolutely no doubt that in Japan, the month of April is very much the month the cherry blossom tree. However, as quickly as it has come, the...[ Click to read more ]

White Day in Hiroshima and Other Events in March

Mar 04, 2020 By Hugh Cann

Valentine’s Day is not all chocolates and roses for men; you have to pay the piper. Exactly one month later, on March 14, men who received a "honmei-choco," ('chocolate of...[ Click to read more ]

Spring Love Harukaze Music Festival in Tokyo 2020

Feb 26, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

We got you covered when it comes to checking out all the pink-tree goodness when it comes to cherry blossom viewing parties in Tokyo. But if you want to level-up...[ Click to read more ]

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2020 Sakura Snacks: The Best – and Worst – Hanami-Inspired Combini Goods

Feb 26, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

You always know when the hanami season is truly upon us. It's not the onset of spring. It's not the apparent decrease in people saying 'samui desu ne'. It's not...[ Click to read more ]

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Spring Days Out in Kobe

Feb 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

With spring approaching, warming weather, and the nights drawing out it's a great time to start planning a few days experiencing the great outdoors and sampling Kobe's natural delights. Here...[ Click to read more ]

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Top Five Hanami Sites Near Nagoya

Feb 22, 2020 By Ray Proper

"Hanami" literally means flower viewing, but it is much more than that to the people of Japan.  Hanami signals the end of another long winter's chill, and besides simply enjoying the beauty...[ Click to read more ]

Cherry Blossom Days in Japan

Feb 20, 2020 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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Watching Sumo matches in Jungyo Exhibition Tour

Feb 10, 2020 By Admin

Watching sumo is one of the most authentic attractions in Japan. The annual grand tournaments are held only in odd months; January, May, and September in Tokyo, March in Osaka,...[ Click to read more ]

Top Hanami Sites Near Kobe

Feb 09, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Spring is just around the corner, which for many Japanese residents means Hanami time is here again. Hanami means “flower viewing” in Japanese (from the Japanese for flower - “hana”)...[ Click to read more ]

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