The centuries-old charm of Japan's cherry blossoms

| Mar 14, 2016

The centuries-old charm of Japan's cherry blossoms

The time of year much awaited by many people across the country is finally near: the blooming period of the nation’s beloved sakura (cherry blossoms). Numerous people plan hanami (cherry-blossom viewing) under the trees, one of the biggest spring events on the Japanese calendar. ...