Japan Cherry Blossom Season 2012 — Sakura Bloom Forecast

Sakura Season 2012 is just around the corner. When do sakura trees bloom in Japan this year? For those of you planning to visit Japan for a spot of hanami (??or flower viewing) during the beautiful cherry blossom season this Spring, here is the Japanese Cherry Blossom Forecast for 2012 (??????? 2012), data provided by WeatherMap [...]

Kombini (Convenience Stores) in Tokyo, Japan

Kombini, short for kombiniensu sutoa, are what convenience stores are called in Japan. Apart from being an average convenience store, it is also your ticket to fresh, delicious and cheap eats in Japan. You can find a variety of snacks and packed fresh food on the aisles – potato chips, Japanese crackers, breads, cup noodles along [...]