Category: Travel

A branch of the pink peach blossom on a tree./

Peach Blossom: The Best Japanese Flower

The peach blossom is one of the most beautiful flowers in Japan. It blooms in the late winter, and many confuse it with cherry blossoms. However, these flowers come in pink and white. They bloom all over Japan and are breathtaking.

Two women in kimono walking down the street among cherry blossoms. There are many sakura words related to this vocabulary workshop.

Vocabulary Workshop: Best Words for Cherry Blossoms!

In Japan, the cherry blossom tree and its flowers signify spring. These blossoms bring luck and love but also reflect the reminder of life’s fragility due to their brief bloom. Their influence is everywhere, especially in the Japanese language.

A picture of a crested ibis with spread pink and white wings. In the water among green trees. It's native to Niigata, Japan.

Niigata, Japan: The Best Five Magnificent Birds

Niigata Prefecture is famous for incredible natural spots such as mountains and rice fields. Being blessed with natural sceneries, Niigata is also a motherland to many beautiful bird species.

An ice sculpture in the shape of Sapporo Tower at the Sapporo Snow Festival, a Japanese winter festival.

Winter Festivals in Japan You Should Experience!

Japan is no stranger to festivals, but did you know that Japan has some of the most breathtaking winter festivals? Let’s explore some of the best festivals that Japan has to offer during the cold season!