Get inspired, be amazed

Japanese leaf art takes over Instagram

japanese leaf art heart shape

Japanese leaf art is one of those things you never knew you needed until you saw it. It appears autumn is a great way for the Japanese to showcase their creativity and amazing artistic skills. Locals across the country just randomly cheer up the streets with this temporary form of art. There is even a […]

Read More

Sakura pencil

sakura pencils from japan

Time to upgrade your desk! After the magic sakura tree you might already have the Japanese spring in your office or home all year long, buy hey, why not do more? A sakura pencil is a great addition to any desk and it makes cherry blossom petals fall all year round. Photo credits: Hiroaki Doi  The […]

Read More

Nightingale floors in temples and castles

nijo-castle-kyoto-japan-imperial-castle

Nightingale floors are just one of those incredible inventions of Japanese craftsmen, which you will only truly appreciate when you know their function. If you’ve been to Japan before, you might have noticed that some old wooden buildings have floors that make noise with every step you take. What if I told you this was done on purpose? Read […]

Read More

10 historic places to visit in Kyoto

kinkakuji-temple-kyoto-japan

Ah, Kyoto. The city was Japan’s capital for over a thousand years, and up to this day you can still see amazing remnants of this rich history. It’s one of the few places which literally has a collection of UNESCO World Heritage sites (yes, a collection) and is the place to be if you would […]

Read More

Robot restaurant Tokyo – The crazy must-see show

Robot restaurant Tokyo Shinjuku

Robot restaurant Tokyo…. wait, what? Everybody calls this establishment a restaurant, but it’s actually much more than that. Or rather, eating there is actually the tiniest part of the reason why you should go there. What it is? A completely wacky, crazy, over-the-top robot- dinosaur-cabaret-dancing and music act. Credits: Cory Doctorow Rumours has it that […]

Read More

Magic sakura tree (desk-size!)

magic-sakura-tree

Now I’m working at an office I somehow always end up searching for Japanese accessories to put on my desk. Bringing in a bit of Japan keeps the office creative and interesting right? You can imagine how happy I was when I found the Magic Sakura tree, a miniature sakura tree which you can grow […]

Read More

What you’ll find here

AFlowerInJapan is (of course) a website about everything related to Japan.

If you're looking for cool places to travel to (Tokyo, Sapporo, Nagasaki and Kyoto are high on my own list), delicious things to eat (sushi cupcakes anyone?) or if you're just looking for J-Rock or Visual Kei, I'm collecting it all in this blog. Also, I've a knack for kawaii stuff so if you know a product I just have to know about, send me an email ;-) !

AFlowerInJapan Pinterest

Get the latest updates

Follow