Seeing Japan

A photo essay in cherry-blossom season

The Diamond Princess Japan Spring Flowers cruise departed Yokohama and visited the Japanese ports of Sakaiminato, Kanazawa, Hakodate, Aomori and Tokyo.

We enjoyed the sakura, the famous cherry blossom trees of Japan, as well as taking in the incredible Japanese history, culture, food and kindness.

We could even soak in it literally. Offered exclusively on Diamond Princess is the Japanese bath or onsen named Izumi, which lets you experience this popular Japanese pastime.
From the port of Sakaiminato, we stopped at one of the largest flower gardens in….

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By J.D. Andrews

Photo: J.D. Andrews

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