Unbearable lightness of being


No time to fly to Japan for Sakura season. This is the closest alternative.


“In this calm and peaceful spring sun, the flowers are falling without calm mind” (by Kino Tomonori)

“The flowers withered, Their color faded away, While meaninglessly, I spent my days in the world. And the long rains were falling.” (by Komachi Onono)

In Japan, the cultured will view sakura and recite waka poem. This poem implies the transient beauty of sakura flowers wilting, as briefly as life.


Cherry blossom viewing up close and personal. At the Gardens by the Bay Singapore.


Get an annual pass. It’s truly worth it if you’ve a family. Only March and already there’s a change in December, Jan and March. Soon, they may change the display for tulip mania.


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