Travelling can be an experience of a lifetime. Have you ever wondered to be in a place other than the one you are presently in? Do you wish to take a break and relax your mind and yourself from all the worldly pressures? If yes, you need to and you must travel. Travelling helps you to take off the burden that you normally carry with you. So, planning to travel so as to relax, and at the same time you will also be gaining knowledge. What sort of knowledge will you be gaining? You will be gaining knowledge about a culture that is different from yours, a culture that has been emanated from the past and prevails in the present.
One such country is Japan. Japan is a beautiful island country located in East Asia. Japan has a collective culture. A collective culture is a culture where the mentality and the actions that follow in a society are on a collective basis. The ideas/ ideologies are based on a collective consensus of the members of the society. Nowadays Japan is really becoming a popular travel destination for people from all over the world. After you spend just several days in this wonderful country, you may even start thinking of moving to Japan.
Japan is a country that has a lot to offer, from sightseeing to different foods. Generally, when talking about food, restaurants in Japan’s are filled with food lovers who are seated there to taste some delicious food. In Japan, when you enter a restaurant or for that matter when you come across any individual, you should bow and greet the person: this shows good manners. Additionally, when you are seated at a table for lunch or dinner, you’ll be given a wet cloth so that you can clean your hands before eating. This cloth is strictly for you to clean your hands and not for wiping your face or to be used as a napkin. When you are finished using it, you should fold it and keep it aside.
The second interesting gesture that is appreciated in Japan is the gesture of leaving some food on your plate. This will indicate that you enjoyed your food and that you are full. If you finish the whole of it, you will be given more. Also, another food norm that is carried out in restaurants is that of not tipping the servers. Tipping the servers is not a friendly and a decent act. This is regarded as rude in the Japanese culture.
Other than the food culture of Japan that is different; Japan is an interesting place to go sightseeing. One of the places that you should go to is:
Tokyo: it is considered to be the hotspot of Japan. For example, your vacation time span is short, you can visit the Tokyo Tower and you’ll be able to get an idea of what Tokyo is because it has two dimensions to it: the old and the new. So, in one place you can see two worlds encountering one another. However, the other places that you can visit are Imperial Palace, Kokyo Gaein, and much
Concisely, the above information highlights the cultural specification of Japan. On the contrary, there is a lot more to see and that is possible only when you fly to Japan.