Here in Fukuoka, the weather is getting warmer (though there is still the occasional rain storm), vibrantly colored flowers are blooming in parks around the city, and best of all, cherry blossom (sakura) season is upon us! 🌸
Karato Market is a seafood hub in Yamaguchi Prefecture that is well known for its assorted pufferfish (fugu) offerings and other rare ocean delicacies.
Today in class we learned the grammar patterns for giving and receiving items. To illustrate these different scenarios, my teacher taught to us about different holidays and situations in Japan where gifts are exchanged. It was really interesting to hear about these traditions and customs so I wanted to share what I learned! 2/14 -... Continue Reading →