The first week of April is the best chance to see Japanese cherry trees in full bloom!
Enjoy the colorful sights of spring blossoms
The beautiful though often underappreciated blossoms of Japanese plum or apricot are one of the first signs of spring
An American sport with the Japanese twist
The official beach season starts with the end of school. But you can enjoy it any time
The unique Japanese strawberries make for great romantic gifts
Traditionally eaten in spring, "grass mochi" is a true delight
Taste this true sign of spring
Thanks to this traditional Japanese dessert you will be able to feel cherry blossoms with all your five senses
Winter in Tokyo can be very pleasant if you warm up in one of the bathhouses
This expensive luxury food can also be deadly
A festival that celebrates the beauty of Shibazakura
Climbing Mt Fuji is a truly beautiful experience!
Check out this famous and ancient Japanese sport in action!
Explore the temples of Kamakura with its stunning flower carpets
It's unbelievable that such beauty actually exists on planet Earth. Visit the hundred-year-old wisteria gardens during bloom and see for yourself
An interesting festival that celebrates fertility and openness that welcomes everyone!
Definitely the wettest in Japan! This water-throwing festival brings both happiness and prosperity
This Baby Crying Festival that has been making children cry for over 300 years!
One of the last major fireworks shows of the year
Feel the spirituality of the Japanese Buddhist festival of the Dead
A small fruit with a sweet peel
This insect dish is available in jars or freshly boiled and prepared over rice during winter
Celebrate the arrival of winter and the end of the year
Well-known for their blossoms, umes are Japanese plums
Traditional noodles for a great New Year's meal
A small fish with a great taste
Huge dancing festivals, full of positive energy
Watch this surreal night-time light procession which will throw you back in times of ancient Japan
A large traditional festival in the center of Tokyo
An autumn fruit with a woody texture
Celebrated nationwide, this festival brings colour and romance to daily life!
Used mostly for cooking, this citrus fruit has a unique taste
Similar to apples in taste and texture, Japanese pears are large and crispy
Suffering from intense summer heat? Cool down with delicious Kakigori
Though not too pleasing to the eye, these creatures are a true delicacy
These special Japanese apples are both sweet and juicy
In Japan summer means eel time!
One of the oldest and most famous fireworks shows in Japan
You will find it everywhere during this season!
One of the greatest festivals in Tokyo with 100 portable shrines being carried through the city
One of three most important festivals in Tokyo
Japanese grapes with a thick skin
Japanese simultaniously pour the water on the pavements to cool the heat
Don't miss a chance to see a fire-walking festival on Mt. Takao
Try some adrenaline-pumping sports right in Japan's capital
Try this Japanese hot pot dish when it's cold outside
Sart the New Year by honouring the Japanese god of fortune
A holiday fair at one of the most famous sightseeing spots in Tokyo
Spring arrival is always celebrated by Daruma doll fair at the Jindai-ji temple in Tokyo
Honour the most well-known samurai heroes from the Edo period
A bright red and luxurious variety of cherry
Most often eaten in winter, zazamushi might be the strangest dish you have ever tried!
A citrus fruit that is easy to peel