Chureito Pagoda and Mount Fuji cherry blossoms

“He who climbs Mount Fuji once is a wise man, he who climbs it twice is a fool“ OK so this applies to “climbing” and not “watching”, this mystic and sometimes frustrating mountain has its own charm. Year after year I discover new locations around the Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures but there in one spot which

Kiba Park cherry blossom night illumination

Kiba Park is not known for night time cherry blossom illumination like the Chidorigafuchi or the Meguro River cherry blossom illuminations. The park has regular fluorescent lighting which provides enough light to enjoy the cherry blossoms.The Kiba Park in Koto Ward (if you stay around Koto Ward, Edogawa Ward quite easy to reach here) is

Pepsi SAKURA : Tastes like medicine, a Sakura flavoured cola drink…

It’s the second week in the month of March. The cherry blossoms are a few days away, but the marketing machines of companies are already working full speed and many brands are getting the “sakura” treatment. Alcohol brands like Suntory, Kirin and Asahi already have their sakura flavours out… In the discount store around Kasai,

10 Cherry Blossom wallpapers for your iPhone/Android smartphones (Sakura)

FOR THE CHERRY BLOSSOM SEASON, decorate your smartphone with experiencetokyo.net SAKURA themed wallpapers optimised for the iPhone 6/6s PLUS and 5.5 inch Android smartphone series. Touch the image on your smartphone browser, the image will open in a new tab. Download and then set as wallpaper. Adjust as you feel fit. Related Posts:Pepsi SAKURA : Tastes

2016 Cherry Blossom Forecast : Tokyo MARCH 22-26 START!

STATUS : CONFIRMED THRU VISITS BY EXPERIENCETOKYO ROPPONGI HILLS : MARCH 28 – FULL BLOOM KUDANSHITA CHIDORIGAFUCHI MARCH 30 – STILL 50% RIKUGIEN GARDENS MARCH 30 – FULL BLOOM UENO PARK MARCH 30 – STILL 50% Its been a warm winter in 2016. There have been spells of cold days, but nothing close to the regular

Comapring Chidorigafuchi and Meguro River Cherry blossoms

Pink or White? : Comparing Meguro River vs Chidorigafuchi Cherry Blossoms (Sakura)

My mother tongue is Marathi. In my school days (Grade 8), the Marathi subject textbook , introduced me to Japan’s famed Cherry blossoms in a small chapter written by a well known Marathi writer P. L. Deshpande. He had described the delicate nature of these blossoms with PINK as the color of the flowers. My first experience of Cherry

Ueno Park Cherry Blossoms : iPhone 6 camera capability check

I love the camera system from the first iPhone which I have owned, the iPhone 3 and have been witness to the innovation progressing on the smartphone one generation after another. I have started to make many of my blog entries with some images taken from an iPhone 6 camera as against always depending on the

Chidorigafuchi Cherry blossoms and the beautiful night time illumination

The Cherry Blossom season is a month away towards the end of March (This year its predicted between March 25, 2015 and March 31 2015 for the blossoms) and its time to mark our calendar for this year’s Hana-mi (flower-viewing) events in the metropolis. Personal favorite : The Chidorigafuchi Cherry blossoms at Kudanshita, nearby the