Splendid Spots to See Cherry Blossom in Jinhae and Gyeongju

Splendid Spots to See Cherry Blossom in Jinhae and Gyeongju

Let’s celebrate spring while the cheerful cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Take a day trip from Busan to Jinhae and Gyeongju, discover the best spots to view the flowers under historic and dramatic backdrops; take part in a marathon, or explore some of the most important heritage sites while you are there.

A Perfectly “Pink-ful” Two-day Itinerary in Matsuyama

A Perfectly “Pink-ful” Two-day Itinerary in Matsuyama

Getting ready for the spectacular cherry blossoms? There are so many national “hidden treasures” and sakura viewing locations in Shikoku. Here is a two-day spring itinerary in Matsuyama to explore some of the oldest tramway, onsen, castles and traditions in Japan.

Mini-Kyoto: Kurashiki

Mini-Kyoto: Kurashiki

Having a sweet moment walking in “mini-Kyoto” – Kurashiki, Japan, to celebrate the charming cherry season.

A Dark Canvas for Cherry blossoms

A Dark Canvas for Cherry blossoms

A short cherry blossom “how-to” guide and night viewing experience in Shukkeien, Hiroshima!

It was the first time that I saw Sakura at night and the serenity and tranquility of the garden even calmed me more. Back home, as I flip through the photos the Sakura was illuminated from the complete darkness, as if a postcard with special printing effects on the flower…

A Cherry Blossom Viewing Guide in Kyoto

A Cherry Blossom Viewing Guide in Kyoto

My 1-day cherry blossom viewing plan in Kyoto… from Philosopher’s Path, Ginkaku-ji, Kiyomizu Temple, Gion, Yasaka Shrine, Maruyama Park to Hanami Koji Street, to some of my personal favorite picks!