Spring Cherry Blossoms Celebrated in Japan and the U.S.


Visitors can get a head start and enjoy early-blooming cherry blossoms in Kawazu, Japan, that start blooming in February, about a month before most of the cherry blossoms in the rest of Japan. The climate in Kawazu on the Izu Peninsula is generally warmer than other parts of Japan even though it is still winter.  Then, you can extend your cherry blossom adventure by moving north.

For example, in Hikone on the eastern shore of Lake Biwa in Central Japan, Continue reading