Ritsurin Garden: A Delightful Stroll

Elegantly landscaped with beautiful pine trees that shine with bright hues of green against the sunlight, Ritsurin Garden offers visitors a delightful stroll and a pleasurable boat ride. Continue reading Ritsurin Garden: A Delightful Stroll

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Japan’s Beautiful Flower Fields: What to See After Cherry Blossoms

Where and when to see shibazakura (moss phlox), nemophila (baby blue eyes), wisteria, roses and lavender in Japan. Continue reading Japan’s Beautiful Flower Fields: What to See After Cherry Blossoms

February Cherry Blossoms and Nanohana with the Misaki Maguro Pass

Most people know sakura or cherry blossoms to peak around late March to early April, but these lovely flowers can actually be seen blooming as early as mid-February. Known as kawazu zakura, these type of cherry blossoms can usually be seen gracing the coastal regions of Miura in Kanagawa. What’s more is that with the Keikyu Misaki Maguro Pass, you can enjoy round-trip tickets from Shinagawa to Miura, a tuna meal from one of the 32 participating restaurants and free entry to one leisure facility, too! Below are two sample itineraries you can follow when using the pass. Continue reading “February Cherry Blossoms and Nanohana with the Misaki Maguro Pass”