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I may be a little bit late writing about this blog but the spring we have in Japan right now is earlier than last year!  Sounds really cool as I looked forward to spring and witness the amazing flowers in bloom. Of course one of the main events to experience is hanami or cherry blossom viewing but it's not complete without food to enjoy. No worries though even if Tokyo has its cherry blossoms peak season last week, you can still enjoy last-minute hanami when the petals started to fall down and form a beautiful pink carpet on the ground. To give you ideas on what to bring to your picnic, I listed down five food groups to choose from…


Spring season has finally arrived in the Northern hemisphere. Just like me, people got very excited about the floral season. But in Japan, there is a fifth season that is enjoyed by both locals and foreign visitors. It is called the cherry blossoms (sakura) season. It is so popular in the country and all over the world that people looked forward to this event. In fact, there are numerous reasons behind this very special season. Let's find out more. 4 REASONS THAT CHERRY BLOSSOMS ARE CELEBRATED History and cultural significance. Hanami (flower viewing) has a very interesting history. It dates back to Nara Period around the 8th Century when it was plum (ume) blossoms that people admired in the beginning.…

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