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Japan

Tips and advice on trip to Japan

General rules

It is important !!!

– Not accepted Smoking in public places, in offices, depots and railway platforms, as well as in homes and cars without the owner’s permission.

– You can not step booted foot on straw mats “tatami” is regarded as sacrilege. This particularly applies to dwellings or to visit temples.

– You should also change shoes in special Slippers before and after using the toilet.

Gratuities and taxes

– Tipping is not customary. An attempt to tip may be considered offensive.

– In the expensive hotels and restaurants to the value accounts often to pay the service fee in the amount of 10-15%

The customs and traditions of Japan

The number of traditions and rituals that are required or recommended for compliance, is huge. Almost all spheres of life of the country is permeated by a network of traditions and ceremonies, especially noticeable in the communication between people.

– The Japanese carefully and lovingly refer to nature, admire the natural beauty of the landscape, Continue reading

Japanese cuisine

One reason for the longevity of the Japanese is their traditional, harmoniously composed diet. In Japanese cuisine is a very important principle of seasonality, which consists in selecting the components such that they reflect the current season, according to the concept of shun (seasonality) – when the fish, fruit and vegetables are most nutrient dense – about 10 days a year.

Japanese cuisine – it is a special art to create still life on the plate, the ability to arrange and present the dish.

Numerous national dishes prepared from seafood: shellfish, squid, octopus, crabs, shrimp, marine algae, including seaweed.

Widespread in Japan have received, and legumes (tofu and miso). Tofu – it bean cheese, consisting of soya protein and in appearance resembling cottage cheese. The Japanese prefer to eat it for Breakfast. Miso viscous mass, which is prepared from soybeans, for which first grind them, and brew for fermentation yeast is added. Miso is the base for various soups.

For preparation of the second dishes, the Japanese use fish in different forms (raw, sliced, fried, stewed and boiled), pasta. Very popular rice cakes (mochi), cakes, norimaki made from rice dough with small slices of raw fish wrapped in dried seaweed.

The history of sushi is only 1300 years old. Sushi, in the form in which we know Continue reading

Sex: how it happened in Japan

Prodoljaem Deposit section «Interestingness » and subsection «18+ » new material. And today we — article « Sex: how it happened in Japan… » Not that we could boast of some practical experience in this field… But a couple of interesting moments on this subject we learned. And what we want to share.

By the way, the truth, this article isn’t even 18+ (except that a little bit, at the very end), but just interesting and informative. But suddenly someone’s opinion… In General, just in case we have set markirovku. And so we will continue.

Sex: how it happened in Japan? «Yes as we probably…» — you say. And it is true. But not all. About the nuances, by the way, I wrote this article. Oh and remember to start with a good book «Shogun», in which the author is not one page is devoted to the description of this process, as it happened in Japan 300 years ago.

And how interesting. was? Talk:

Personally, what struck us is the fact that in Japan the culture of sex was very developed. Well, compared to the culture of sex in Europe at the time, Continue reading

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