Spring in Japan

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Spring heralds the arrival of the cherry blossom and warmer weather in Japan.

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Six Days in Tohoku

Not much is known about Tohoku to the average traveller; perhaps only the memory of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake that devastated the region remains. But the region rebuilt quickly and has begun to reestablish itself as a place teeming with lovely landscapes. For nature lovers, this is the place to be.

Koinobori Festa 1000

On May 5th, cities and villages throughout hold koinobori (carp-streamers) festivals in celebration of Children’s Day, a day to wish all children happy health. If you’re in the Osaka area, or even Kyoto, and you’re keen to join in on the family fun, Takatsuki hosts a koinobori festa from April 25 - May 5.