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Sakura Blossom

After living in Japan for four years, I grew accustomed to viewing the sakura cherry blossoms bloom every Spring. Sakura is simply the Japanese word for cherry blossoms, and this time of year hosts a national …
Ashikaga Flower Park Japan Travel Tips

Last month I went back to Ashikaga Flower Park, which is at this point my favorite garden in Japan. It’s not a traditional Japanese garden but it’s famous for its beautiful Wisteria trees, …
Exploring the Best Kamakura Gardens

With these last few weeks in Japan, I’ve been insanely busy trying to go back to all the places I love. The awful thing about living in a country so far away, is …
Nakameguro Cherry Blossom Festival

The Nakameguro Sakura Festival is one of my favorite places to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo. This afternoon we headed to Nakameguro to view one of the best cherry blossom sights in Tokyo …
Exploring the red kochia fields in Japan

Recently I traveled to Ibaraki Prefecture 茨城県 in Japan to view the fields of Kochia fire bush. It was an area very much worth going to, at least for the shots alone. Fortunately, it …
The Wisteria Gardens of Japan

The Ultimate Guide to The Wisteria Tunnels of Japan Click Here to Book A Tour to Ashikaga Flower Park You may have seen photographs of that gorgeous garden of Wisteria or the Wisteria tunnels of …