Cherry Blossoms

Best Cherry Blossom Treats in Japan

Japanese cherry blossoms can be enjoyed not only by viewing but in various ways. Every year, numbers of Japanese brands, shops, and restaurants release cherry blossom-themed products for a limited time before or during the cherry blossom season. Especially cherry...

Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms Around the World

When pink clouds of cherry blossoms, or sakura (as they’re known in Japan), start blooming, that’s a sure sign that spring has officially arrived.  It’s one of those blink-and-you-miss-it natural wonders, which makes it all the more magical when you do catch...

What is Hanami?

One of the biggest draws to Japan for tourists is the season of cherry blossoms or sakura (桜・さくら). It has become almost another tourist attraction, which draws millions of tourists every year. From south to north, the country is dyed pink and white...

Best Spring Hikes in Japan for Cherry Blossoms

Japanese cherry blossoms, or sakura as they’re called in Japanese, are known around the world for their beauty. Typically only lasting a few weeks in March or April, they can be tricky to view if you’re traveling from overseas and need to pin down travel...
Cherry Blossoms