Japan, Nihon or Nippon, literally means the "sun source”. Japan is an East Asian country surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Sea of Japan, the Philippine Sea, the East China Sea, and the Sea of Okhotsk. To the west are Korea, North and South, to the north Russia, and to the southwest China and Taiwan. Over the year Japan's cultural has and so has the sights. Japan is becoming a more diverse place to explore. This website will better anyone who is planning a trip to Japan or just wanting to learn more about anything. While developing this web site it made me appreciate Japanese cultural more. Take a sit and relax while you discover the unknown or just learn a little bit more. Now that you've decided to visit Japan, you may be wondering when the best time to take your trip is. I will give you some ideas. In my opinion, spring and fall, when the weather is mild is the best time for traveling. Let's take a look at each season. Plum blossoms start blooming at the end of February. You can visit plum festivals in parks and gardens. Sakura or cherry blossoms bloom in March and April on the main land in Japan. Viewing the pretty sakura flowers is a main reason for many travelers to visit Japan There is a popular Japanese vacation season around April 29 to around May 5. I recommend avoiding traveling to Japan in this season if you can.