Hanami is the Japanese tradition of viewing cherry blossoms. The custom is centuries old, dating back to the Nara period around 710 AD.
We arrived in Tokyo late at night and we soon discovered that the Tokyo metro system is a labyrinth. Luckily, Japanese people are ready to help.
Kiyosumi Garden in Tokyo
The Kiyosumi Teien has landscape stones that were acquired from across Japan.   A walk through this garden and over these stone paths is a must in your Tokyo visit.  
Overhead View of Cherry Blossoms in Ueno Park
While there are a ton of beautiful spots to partake in ?? - "hanami" or "flower watching" in Tokyo, I recommend spending a day of cherry blossom season in Ueno Park.
Insider’s Guide to… The Izakaya
When visiting somewhere new it’s always handy to have a friend waiting to greet you; someone to l
Tokyo and Kamakura, Japan: Buddhas, Temples, Matcha, Neon Lights and More
The traditions of the Japanese are long and varied.

Japan is a fascinating country to visit, with many Asia travel enthusiasts from all around the world jetting over every year. When you visit Japan, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to cities to explore, as there are so many great places filled with history and culture.

Paradise is snow. It is sun. It is cloud forests.
It is sea. It is beach. It is ancient. It is modern.

Above all else, it is relative.  And my intent is to define it.


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