Dating customs with bento boxes
Also you can enjoy Amazake (fermented rice drink) and Oshiruko (sweet bean soup with rice cake) at a nearby shrine or a café. Usually people have to walk a long way in a cold night to see beautiful sunrise.Going to see the first sunrise of the year is popular among us. You may need enough strength to enjoy the marvelous view.Although possibly dating back as far as the middle of the Nara period, the name, meaning "bath spread", derives from the Edo period practice of using them to bundle clothes while at the sentō (public baths; public furo) to prevent a mix-up of the bathers' clothes.Before becoming associated with public baths, furoshiki were known as hirazutsumi (平包), or flat folded bundle.Many of us feel New Year is coming when watching Kouhaku Uta Gassen on New Year’s Eve.This TV show gives you a time to enjoy songs and performances by popular music artists in Japan.Something traditional and beautiful can be found by just walking around the place you stay at.There are various local events and traditions to celebrate New Year in our country.
There is no one set size for furoshiki, they can range from hand sized to larger than bed-sheets.
Some temples allow ordinary people to ring their bells called “Joya no Kane”.
You may be lucky enough to do so at a nearby temple.
Many great highlights (world heritage sites etc.) are being visited.
Furthermore, the trip allows you to get an insight into the Japanese culture!