Shibazakura — Spring Is Not All About Cherry Blossoms

The hill of Mt. Chausu Plateau (Chausuyama) serves as home for six (6) varieties of shibazakura. Elevated at 1,358 meters, these moss pink cover a wide slope (22,000 square meters) of as far as the eyes can see. From May to early June, Shibazakura Festival (Moss Pink Festival) is held when this flora is in full bloom. Festival means the flowers are at its peak, more sightseers alike and more selection of food to devour.

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Japan: When All You See Is Pink

Tourism in Japan is at its peak from March to April — when sakura shows its splendour to the world. They say travelling to/ in Japan is expensive especially during this season. Indeed, it is.  However, one can still enjoy the blooming sakura without spending a single penny for entrance fees.

Nagashima Resort: Nabana no Sato and Nagashima Spaland

Planning your dream Japan vacation for winter or spring? Why not allot 2 days of your stay to experience what Mie Prefecture can offer? Visit Nagashima Resort for a flower festival & illumination, and also for the best amusement park for roller coasters in western Japan.

Travel Guide to Sagada | Echo Valley Tour

Sagada in Mt. Province is known for its cold climate and activities such as trekking, exploring falls & caves, spelunking, and other natural wonders. The town is a budget-friendly destination but pretty inaccessible for those who hate long drives. [Part 1 of 4: Travel Guide to Sagada]