This practice is known as “tachi yomi”, literally “standing-reading.” Omiyage is the term used when buying souvenirs for friends, families or coworkers after traveling.It is a really important part of the Japanese culture, as there is a sense of obligation attached to it that most Japanese people tend to follow.
In Japan, Valentine’s Day chocolate gifts are purchased by girls and given to the boys. Copy the Romani and take matters into your own hands: kidnap your crush.
For centuries, it was the tradition in Roma communities that if you manage to forcefully kidnap a girl and detain her for three days, she automatically becomes your wife.
This will enable customers to be prepared for the March 2014 implementation and avoid unnecessary delays of your valuable shipments.
DO NOT UNLOAD - Customs identified the cargo as high-risk cargo after the vessel has departed from a port of loading and cargo will not be allowed to discharge at any port in Japan.
These thank you gifts are common for illnesses, funerals, weddings and births.
The value of this gift usually equals half the value of the original gift.
Gift giving in Japan is deeply rooted in tradition with gifts given not only for social occasions, but also for social obligations -- gifts given when indebted to others, both family and business.
The emphasis is on the act of giving rather than the gift itself.
This may be self-explanatory, but in most modern societies this isn’t really acceptable (at least butter 'em up and take them on a few dates before you put a bag over their head).