A symbol of life, death, and renewal, cherry blossoms, or sakura, are cherished throughout Northeast Asia as a timeless metaphor for the delicacy of one’s time on earth. Every spring these intoxicating blooms, although short-lived, provide a dreamlike display that the people of Japan admire and reflect upon with the centuries-old tradition of hanami or Cherry Blossom Viewing. The island nation will be […]

When traversing the world nowadays, the ultimate souvenir is capturing the unique experiences from your point of view to share with friends, family, and the rest of the world! With technology becoming more advanced each and every day, we now have the opportunity to share single life moments in an instant. With that in mind, Yampu is excited to put […]

February Festivities Around the Globe The month of February is known as a month of love and romance throughout the United States with starry-eyed lovers celebrating Valentine’s Day on the 14th, but this time of year brings many celebrations from across the globe. From the enchanting Lantern festival in Taiwan to the vivacious Carnival celebrations in Brazil, the world is […]

Cape Town Drought: What You Need to Know for South African Travel As the news of Cape Town’s depleting water supply circles news outlets, many questions are left unanswered for those who have plans to visit the vibrant city or are seeking to make travels to South Africa. On January 30th the South Africa Tourism Board hosted a webinar to […]