Victoria Vlisides

February Plum Blossoms

Trading snow for flowers

Victoria Vlisides   - 1 min read

Delicate white, pink and yellow colored plum or ume blossoms brighten up cold temperatures in Chiba. The blossoms have come out in early February. Plum blossoms are especially exciting because they signal spring is coming in Japan. The ume trees are often associated with plums in English, but the fruit they produce is also closely related to apricots. Enjoy the blooms while they last!

Victoria Vlisides

Victoria Vlisides @victoria.vlisides

Trained journalist who's not yet jaded. Can't get enough of meeting new people, the view, cheap travel, cherry-blossom-flavored food, dinner&drinks. Painfully addicted to Japan's gochya-gochya machines. If you're the type of person to try something new vs. something you know you like, we'll get a...