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The Six most creepy and strange features of Japanese culture

A hikikomori

For the European consciousness in the culture of Japan, many strange and utterly incomprehensible. In no other country traditions, technologies and the living conditions are not so intricately intertwined. Samurai ideals perfectly coexist with computers of the last generation, and centenarians born in the 19th century – with teenagers dressed as Pokemon. Despite the striking development of all, with regard to technology, Japanese culture is one of the most conservative, closed and incomprehensible to foreigners.

Below you will find six of the most bizarre aspects of the culture of “land of the rising sun”.

The hikikomori are young people who do not wish to communicate with the outside world. Of course, in every culture, there are a small number of people, who are called “hermits”, but this is usually older or even elderly, many of whom suffer from mental disorders such as depression or agoraphobia.

The Japanese feature of “hermits” – age. It’s either teenagers or young people are slightly over twenty, which is almost completely cut off from the outside world. There are several objective reasons for the emergence of a huge number of hikikomori: the first, of course is the Internet, Continue reading

Families of different countries

Every part of the world has its own unique features, traditions and customs which we ought to guard, with special care, as these numerous customs were left to the present generation by our ancestors. Of course, no one can escape the influence of the modern world, take all the benefits of civilization, which greatly facilitate our lives nowadays.

However, in any case, we must somehow preserve and protect the legacy that was passed on to us from generation to generation, the legacy of which for many years valued and respected by our ancestors, as they are carefully treated to ensure that they have transferred from early childhood by their parents. Because we can’t afford to lose all this precious heritage of our ancestors in one minute, then we simply will not a single particles of history.

It is the history left by our ancestors, is a repository of precious information, from which we could learn lots of interesting information about our joint past and perhaps fix a huge number of errors that are created by many people nowadays. All the continents are totally different, but they still have similarities.

Family Australia.

Australia is a relatively young continent, which recently emerged traditions and customs. People Continue reading

Southeast Asia to Russian

We continue our series on where Russians can travel without obtaining a visa. We have to get together and fly! In past issues we told you where to go without visa to America and what are visa free countries in Europe for the Russians in 2012 and 2013 .

In all the countries of South-East Asia’s well-developed tourism. Exotic nature, sacred places and unique sights attract tourists from all over the world. Local identity, national identity of Asian countries leave no one indifferent. Recently become more and more popular tours in Asian countries without visa requirements for Russian citizens. This simplifies the transfer and gives the tourists the great opportunity to visit unique and exotic places. Currently the visa-free countries of South-East Asia to Russia in 2011, 2012 and the following years: Sri Lanka, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Chinese tropical island of Hainan. In order to decide where you can go to Southeast Asia without a visa for Russians, it is necessary to collect background information about these countries. What we did:

Sri Lanka is a small island. From the equator it is separated 800 km in Sri Lanka collect the excellent Continue reading

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