Photo of the Day: Taiwan cherry tree in bloom at Wuling Farm area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In this photo, a Taiwan cherry tree can be seen in bloom, a month ahead of the traditional cherry blossom festival at the Wuling Farm area in central Taiwan's Taichung City...

Photo of the day: Mesmerizing cherry blossoms in Osaka

Osaka, Japan (Taiwan News) -  The first Sakura blossoms have been spotted on March 20 in Osaka and March 22 in Kyoto, western Japan, attracting Japanese families and international tourists to&nbs...

Alishan cherry blossom festival now open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Alishan cherry blossom festival kicked off yesterday (March 15) with many trees already in bloom along Alishan Highway (Provincial Highway 18), especi...

2018 Alishan's Cherry Blossoms festival kicks off on March 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Cherry Blossoms Festival will take place in one of Taiwan's most famous tourist attractions, Alishan in the southwest, from March 15 to Ap...

A glimpse of the cherry blossoms on Taipei's Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the opening day of the Yangmingshan Flower Festival Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) expressed his hope, that this year’s festival can attract at least the 1.3 millio...

Watch sakura in the moonlight: 2018 LOHAS Night Cherry Blossom Festival in Taipei’s Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With cherry blossom trees blooming in Taipei’s Neihu District, it’s time to visit Neihu and enjoy the feast of sakura flowers in the moonlight, according to Taipei&rs...

2018 Taipei Azalea Festival to begin on March 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pink Azalea Fairy can already be seen on Zhonghua road during the 2018 Taipei Lantern festival. The lantern was specially put up by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau to promote ...

Peak bloom for DC's famed cherry trees is coming early

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's cherished cherry tree blossoms signal the unofficial start of spring in the nation's capital, and it looks like it's coming a bit early this year. News...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup – March 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top stories this week included the great Taiwan toilet paper panic of this year, the 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival, Yangmingshan flower festival begins with cherry blossom,...

Taipei's 2018 Yangmingshan Flower Festival starts off with cherry blossoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2018 Yangmingshan Flower Festival kicked off yesterday (Feb. 22) and the , Yae-Zakura cherry (八重櫻, double cherry) trees around the Flower Clock Pla...

Photo of the Day: Aboriginal Cherry Blossom Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Aboriginal Cherry Blossom Festival at Sun Moon Lake's Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village is set to kickoff on Feb. 1 and will run until April 15, according to the...

Map of best cherry blossom viewing spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Photographer Josh Ellis has created a Google map that shows 66 locations where cherry blossoms or in Japanese "Sakura" can be found in Taiwan.  On his website...

Alishan’s cherry blossom peaks during Qingming Festival holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Alishan's cherry blossom season has kicked off on March 10, with 40 percent of the Yoshino cherry trees blooming as of this week and expected to reach their peak during Qin...

Nor'easter to bring heavy snow, strong winds to Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful nor'easter could bring blizzard conditions and more than a foot of snow to some parts of the Northeast, proving that winter is not done yet. The National W...

Predicted peak cherry blossom season dates to be announced

WASHINGTON (AP) — The predicted peak blooming period for this year's cherry blossom season in Washington is being announced. The window is expected to be announced Wednesday at a new...