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Strange about Japanese traditions

Funny about Japanese traditions, we speak and write entire books and not to remove the one file.

So try to choose the TEN most funny and weird Japanese traditions:

1. New year

Traditional New year in Japan no. The Japanese do not celebrate the New year in our understanding. New year’s eve, they quietly go to sleep, but Wake up early in the morning and all go together to see the sunrise of the New year. We, of course, also met some new year’s dawn, but in a completely different state.

The Japanese have no jokes, but a kind of sense of humor

2. Never say never

People in Japan try never to say the word NO, just replacing it with a polite departure from the topic, or this agreement, which does not bind to anything, and ultimately leads nowhere.

3. Humor

The Japanese have virtually no jokes.

4. Business cards

In Japan it is considered very unseemly, if You do not have a business card. Therefore, even in the Japanese pool are wearing special waterproof small bags for business cards.

5. Courtesy

Politeness is still in Japan comes to the extremes. Instead of pozhimanie hands of the Japanese used bows, and need to bow as many Continue reading

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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.

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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.

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