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Cherry Blossom Viewing in Japan: How Inflation is Affecting Budgets and Tradition

BySamantha Jones

Apr 2, 2024
English World Podcast: Episode 39 – Cherry Blossoms

In this episode of the Kyodo News podcast, the focus is on cherry blossoms in Japan. Three journalists, Yamaguchi-san, Horiuchi-san, and Toma, discuss cherry blossom viewing and how recent inflation has affected the amount of money spent on it. They share their thoughts on the annual practice and talk about where they have gone to see cherry blossoms this year.

The podcast also mentions an article about how inflation has impacted budgets for cherry blossom viewing in Japan. Listeners can enjoy hearing journalists discuss recent articles, sometimes veering off on unrelated tangents. Other episodes of the podcast cover topics such as Peruvian food, retro Japanese games, and Japan’s maglev train.

One photograph featured in the podcast captures the beauty and tradition of cherry blossom viewing in Japan. People are shown viewing full bloom cherry blossoms at an avenue extending for 1 kilometer on Tokyo’s Meguro River on March 25th, 2023 with paper lanterns lit up to enhance their experience.

By Samantha Jones

As a dedicated content writer at newszxcv.com, I bring a passion for storytelling and a keen eye for detail to every piece I create. With a background in journalism and a love for crafting engaging narratives, I strive to deliver informative and captivating content that resonates with our readers. Whether I'm covering breaking news or delving into in-depth features, my goal is to inform, entertain, and inspire through the power of words. Join me on this journey as we explore the ever-evolving world of news together.

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