Japan as a whole has an intricate system for present giving that revolves around certain customs and traditions, including the customs around Japanese housewarming gifts.
“Omiyage”, or souvenirs from Japan, are very popular. Not only do they represent the “giving and receiving” culture of Japan, it’s also a major part
Sakura season is among us, and along with the beautifully colored blooms of the cherry blossom tree, delectable, visually appealing sakura-flavored snacks appear.
While Valentines Day in Japan involves women given chocolates to men, White Day is when men have to return the favor. However, the secret meanings behind these sweets are entirely different! Read on to learn more about the significance of gift-giving on White Day!
Spring’s bright colors feature prominently in Japanese sweets, with cherry blossom pink particularly popular during sakura season.