Valentine’s Day in Japan: Giri & Honmei Choco

Valentine’s Day in Japan consists of two main treats: giri-choco for the colleagues, and honmei choco for the loved ones. There is a simple reason for that: Chocolate introduced Valentine’s Day to the country in the first place.

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Japanese Onsen Towns: Traveling From Hokkaido to Kyushu

Onsen (Japanese hot springs) towns are little resort areas whose main features are their hot springs and hospitality. Many tourists flock to these areas when they want to get a break from the city, look for a health retreat, or just want to soak in each area’s famous waters!

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