April 2020

  • Red tulips in season in the foreground, rows of flowers behind them

    Tulip Season Walk in Hanago O…

    Tulip season is at its peak at the Hanago OKADA (Japanese homepage) flower park, and we are pleased to bring you this photo tour. Based in Yuhigaura in Kyotango, Hanago OKADA (visitkyotango page) is only open for a few months every year, from April to mid June. Tulip Season April brings …

  • Tennyo no Sato – Cherry…

    The second, and final, part of out virtual cherry blossom tour is Tennyo no Sato, "The Angel's Village". It is a campsite where you can also learn how to make some Japanese dishes. It also happens to be a lovely cherry blossom picnic spot. Tennyo no Sato is located quite remotely, making it …

  • Nyoiji Temple Spring Flower W…

    The first part of our virtual cherry blossom series is a spring flower walk through Nyoiji Temple. It's well positioned on the edge of Kumihama facing Kumihama Bay. And being off the main road it doesn't have a lot of outside noise to disturb the peace and tranquility. Nyoiji Temple is the …