Himeji Castle is commonly regarded as the most beautiful castle in all of Japan. Not only do its famous white walls and incredible 600-year history make it a national treasure, but it is also an official World Cultural Heritage Site. Continue reading
Cherry blossoms, also known as sakura in Japan, are the small, delicate light pink flowers that bloom from cherry blossom trees. The springtime phenomenon is truly a sight to behold but unfortunately its beauty is just too brief. After only two weeks, the petals of the soft pink canopy, drop to the ground, falling like feathery snow before they wither. Sakura is a flower native to Asia. It can also be found in China, South Korea and India but today it blooms even in other parts of the world. Continue reading
The Autumn season is a great time to discover the beauty of Japan and learn more about its history and culture. If you are planning to visit Japan this October or November, here are activities and events that we recommend so you can make the most of your trip.