The cherry blossom festival is an ancient traditional event in Japan, which celebrates the beauty of flowers. Cherry Blossom which in Japanese is called “Hanami” can be directly translated to “flower watching’. The tradition dates back to 700AD and was initially done by poets who required a place to sit and think, discovered the beauty of the trees and its flowers and this slowly became a nationwide celebrated event. Continue reading “The Cherry Blossom Festival (Hanami), Japan”
Mount Fuji is located in central Japan, to the west of Tokyo. From there you can see the sun rising over this symbol of the country.
With its 3,776 meters of height is the highest peak of all Japan and the World Heritage Site since 2014. This mountain is volcanic active, but with little risk of eruption. The last eruption dates back to 1707. Continue reading “Mount Fuji – The Sacred Mountain of Japan”