What of hanami picnics if cherry blossom festivals are canceled (again)?
Where to see sakura after dark this spring.
With over 100 wild species of ornamental cherry trees and up to 600 cultivars in Japan, there's a lot more variety in appearance and flowering periods than you might think.
Pick from the popular spots, less-crowded areas, day trips, hikes and more this spring.
Tokyo events for Monday, April 1 to Sunday, April 7, 2019
We're talking cherry blossoms in a cemetery, on a boat—and even in your birthday suit!
Every spring, Meguro’s usually sleepy river banks become a hive of activity as one of Tokyo’s most magical spots to see the annual cherry blossoms.
Joining a hanami party is a quintessential Japanese experience.
Tokyo events for Monday, March 11 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
From seafood, fruit and even bamboo shoots—these Japanese spring foods will take you on a culinary adventure all season long.