Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:12
'Bangkok sakura' trees now in full bloom
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is urging city residents and tourist to enjoy the "Bangkok sakura" trees that are now in full bloom at Chatuchak Park.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
Sakura afternoon tea in bloom at Okura Bangkok
The Up & Above Bar at the Okura Prestige Bangkok marks Japan’s much-loved sakura festival with a Sakura Afternoon Tea set for two from April 1 to June 30.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
The art and science of Japan’s cherry blossom forecast
As spring approaches in Japan, the country’s weather forecasters face one of their biggest missions of the year: predicting exactly when the famed cherry blossoms will bloom.
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 13:32
Tourists flock to Nan to see cherry tree blossoms
Tourists flocked to the northern province of Nan this weekend to witness the beauty of wild Himalayan cherry tree blossoms, widely known as “Thai sakura”, at a research station in Nanoi district.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:45
Sakura Festival kicked off in Loei
The annual Thailand Sakura Festival was opened on Thursday at the popular Phu Lom Lo mountain.
Tue, 01 May 2018 15:49
Twin cities in Asia to see sakura
Hanami (which means “viewing flowers” in Japanese) is the popular practice of cherry blossom viewing in Japan. It is enjoyed by both locals and tourists every year during the sakura season, which is currently taking place.
Tue, 01 May 2018 13:01
Taking a bite of Japanese culture
Dean & Deluca turns to the Land of this Rising Sun this month, with a new Taste of Japan menu featuring five Japanese-influenced dishes and two luscious sakura-inspired drinks.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:48
Blossoms in Bangkok with a Sakura High Tea
While Japanese families will enjoy their picnics under the cherry blossoms next month, the pastry chefs at Up & Above Bar of The Okura Prestige Bangkok create their very own picnics with a special Sakura Blossom Afternoon Tea.
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 17:55
Spring retreat to Mount Fuji
As spring rolls in, the colourful Shiba-sakura Festival is returning to the foot of Mount Fuji in Japan from April 14 to May 27.
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:33
Japanese pornstar trio forms a K-pop idol group debuting in March
Also known as adult video (AV) idols, Yua Mikami, Sakura Moko and Miko Matsuda have transitioned into the Korean entertainment market for more wholesome performances, reports Allkpop.
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:50
More flight options between Bangkok and Tokyo
Thai AirAsia X affirms its commitment to the Japanese market by increasing its frequency of flights from Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Tokyo (Narita) from two to three flights per day, allowing travellers to fly in the morning, afternoon and at night just in time for Sakura season.
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:22
Thai AirAsia X adds more ‘sakura’ flights
Thai AirAsia X will on March 25 increase the frequency of its flights from Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok to Tokyo’s Narita Airport to three per day, morning, afternoon and in evening.
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 01:00
Ladies in a man’s world
Two leading Japanese actresses talk about their beginnings in the male-oriented film industry
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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:45
Meet Thailand’s new skincare princess
Sujeeporn Seangwong has been chosen as the first presenter for Cinderella White Essence, which uses extracts of Japanese sakura flowers to improve the complexion.
Tue, 09 May 2017 10:05
SK-II taps sakura for fantastic facials
Celebrating the blooms of spring, SK-II recently unveiled a Sakura Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence with a delicate cherry blossom on the bottle at Robinson Rama IX.