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How to Plan Your Visit to the Fuji Shibazakura Festival

How to Plan Your Visit to the Fuji Shibazakura Festival

Everyone loves the cherry blossoms season in Japan but little do people know that there is a smaller festival of similar epic proportions: The Fuji Shibazakura Festival (富士芝桜まつり, Fuji Shibazakura Matsuri). However, instead of pink petals in the trees, the ground at the base of Mount Fuji is covered with colourful moss phlox. There is […]

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The Top 15 Epic Spots for Seeing Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto

The Top 15 Epic Spots for Seeing Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto

The best season to visit Japan by general agreement is sakura season. A popular tourist magnet is the former Japanese capital, Kyoto. Its historical significance, well preserved culture and old buildings as well as its over 1600 temples, the constant events and wonderful surrounding nature will ensure a fantastic visit. So if you come in […]

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Did you know about these Jawdropping Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan?

Jawdropping Cherry Blossom Parks in Nagoya

The time is near! All around the world, cherry trees are opening their buds and making the world a little pinker but if you want a full on rose-tinted world, book a last minute flight (or one for next year) and head over to the land of the rising sun and the pink sakura. To […]

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Japan Spring Flowers and the Best Time to Visit

Everybody is talking about how amazing the cherry blossoms are but there are so many more Japan spring flowers to marvel at. It was one of three major reasons that made me come to the island in the first place. But having been here now throughout spring time, I can safely say that you don’t […]

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