The first week of April is the best chance to see Japanese cherry trees in full bloom!
A festival that celebrates the beauty of Shibazakura
Enjoy the colorful sights of spring blossoms
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 American sport with the Japanese twist
The unique Japanese strawberries make for great romantic gifts
The official beach season starts with the end of school. But you can enjoy it any time
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
Traditionally eaten in spring, "grass mochi" is a true delight
Japan offers some great windy places perfect for this sport
Climbing Mt Fuji is a truly beautiful experience!
The beautiful though often underappreciated blossoms of Japanese plum or apricot are one of the first signs of spring
Check out this famous and ancient Japanese sport in action!
Explore the temples of Kamakura with its stunning flower carpets
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
A small fish with a great taste
Well-known for their blossoms, umes are Japanese plums
An autumn fruit with a woody texture
Traditional noodles for a great New Year's meal
Celebrated nationwide, this festival brings colour and romance to daily life!
Similar to apples in taste and texture, Japanese pears are large and crispy
Though not too pleasing to the eye, these creatures are a true delicacy
Used mostly for cooking, this citrus fruit has a unique taste
These special Japanese apples are both sweet and juicy
One of the oldest and most famous fireworks shows in Japan
In Japan summer means eel time!
You will find it everywhere during this season!
Japanese grapes with a thick skin
Most often eaten in winter, zazamushi might be the strangest dish you have ever tried!
A bright red and luxurious variety of cherry
A citrus fruit that is easy to peel