Wanders and Flowers

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Sakura Hanami along Tokyo Rivers

Sakura hanami is one of the most awaited events here in Japan. It is the time when people go to parks and have picnics under the sakura trees. The word hanami was a combination of hana which means flower and mi from the word miru meaning to see. Sakura or cherry blossoms are the most popular. Unlike other flowers, the sakura only last a few days. That’s why people clamour to see.. Read More

Sakura Viewing in Nishi-Kasai

Sakura viewing is one of the much-awaited events in Japan. This is the time when influx of people from all over the world visit the country to have a glimpse of the cherry blossoms in full bloom. Every year, between last week of March until second week of April, the whole country transforms into a beautiful and festive scenery. Major roads and tourists spots were planted with hundreds of cherry trees for.. Read More

Sakuras Came Early This Year

Hanami parties here and there are now being enjoyed since last weekend although it was estimated that this year’s Sakuras (Cherry Blossoms) in Tokyo will be in full bloom on the first week of April. Why? Because Sakuras came early this year!! Last weekend, my husband and I have decided to go to Kasai Rinkai Park for a picnic. But instead of cycling along Kasai Coast, we took the road going to.. Read More