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Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom, Japan

from Just a Taste

Arancini (Rice Balls) with Marinara Sauce

Recipe for leftover rice - DELICIOUS! It's said to be a great appetizer and easy to make. Will try...

from AmonGraf

19 Reasons to Love Japan, an Unforgettable Travel Destination

Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto, Japan | 19 Reasons to Love Japan, an Unforgettable Travel Destination

from Avenly Lane Travel

15 Fairy Tale Travel Destinations You HAVE To See

11 Fairy Tale Travel Destinations You HAVE To See! You won't believe some of these places are even real!

Sakura Lanterns, with Japanese kanji characters. Sakura (櫻花) means cherry tree in Japan, and this style of lantern is associated with the annual cherry blossom festival (hanami, 花見, lit. "flower viewing"). Hanami at night is called yozakura (夜桜, literally night sakura). In many places such as Ueno Park, these temporary paper lanterns are hung for the purpose of yozakura. [parts from Wikipedia]