Third Stop, Japan
Thanksgiving in Japan is a time to give thanks for the year’s bountiful harvest, and to express gratitude for the many blessings of family, friends, and community. This holiday is also a time to reflect on the past year, and to set intentions for the coming one.
For many people, Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy a traditional turkey dinner. But in Japan, Thanksgiving is celebrated with a variety of delicious dishes, including roasted chicken, sushi, and tempura.
In recent years, Thanksgiving has become a popular time for travel, as families take advantage of the long holiday weekend to visit relatives or take a trip. Of course, no Thanksgiving feast would be complete without a dessert, and there are plenty of delicious options to choose from in Japan. One popular dessert is Kurisumasu Keki, or Christmas cakes.
These cakes are often decorated with festive designs, and are often given as gifts to friends and family. Other popular desserts include pumpkin pies, strawberry shortcakes, and apple pies. Whatever dishes you choose to serve, Thanksgiving in Japan is sure to be a delicious and memorable experience!
Whether you’re celebrating at home or abroad, we hope you have a happy and safe holiday! If you won’t be in Japan this Thanksgiving season don’t fret, plenty of places around the world celebrate and you can find out about some in our last post by clicking here. Have a great day, and as always….
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