Drew Angerer, Getty Images Intent on proving that his burgers were not just safe to eat but healthy, too, Ingram funded some rather dubious studies. Though the annual festival was cancelled this year, city officials urge residents to visit the Bloesempark area and see the trees, donated by the Japanese Women's Club. Where to stay: The Novotel Vilnius ' old town location is perfect for a spring walk to nearby parks and the sauna is perfect for colder nights. The blossoms are illuminated at night, but the view is magical during the day, as well. Yes, it may be possible to plan later, but you will likely encounter slim pickings with regard to top-quality accommodations and guides.
Where to stay: Walking distance from both Old Town and the Central Station is the Scandic Continental , a modern hotel with a rooftop bar and praised breakfast menu. He was really onto something. Thinking this odd, he decided to investigate and followed a young patron as he walked down the street, around the corner, and made a delivery into the open door of a limousine. Apart from selling out in advance, the best hotels and ryokans typically charge some of the highest rates of the year. Bred for blooms and not for fruit, varieties like Yoshino, Kwanzan, and Akebono explode in a showy spectacle of delicate pink and white flowers for around two weeks each year.