If you’re in Japan at the end of February, you’ll find plum trees in full bloom. Here are the 3 best spots to enjoy plum blossoms in Tokyo.
Rainy season is the best time to enjoy some of Tokyo’s most spectacular flower festivals: irises in the Horikiri Iris Garden (堀切菖蒲園).
With 50,000 Hydrangea bushes planted around a spacious temple complex, Hondo-ji is my favourite spot for Hydrangeas near Tokyo.
Looking for an exotic vegetable-based meal? Try Japanese shojin ryori – traditional Buddhist vegetarian cuisine!