Tag Archives: garden

June 04

Where To See The Best Iris Gardens In Tokyo

Fields of riotously blooming purple, blue & white iris? Yes, please! Here are the best places in Tokyo to see the iris extravaganzas of your dreams. KORAKU-EN GARDEN in Korakuen Iris are at their peak in this garden from June 1 – 15 Hours: 9:00 – 17:00 (Last admission 16:30) Open: Every day, except 12/29-1/3 Admission: ¥300 MAP […]

March 02

Today’s Cute Little Season: Winter

One thing I have to say about the seasons in Japan is that they’re relentlessly picturesque. And convenient! When I woke up Wednesday morning, I looked out the window and was delighted to see it had been snowing since 3:00 a.m. – even my ho-hum neighborhood had a charming blanket of white. There was enough […]