28 Things NOT To Do In Japan. So You Don’t  Look Like A Complete Wally

28 Things NOT To Do In Japan. So You Don’t Look Like A Complete Wally

Be careful in Japan. My family and I spent a month backpacking around Japan and staying with local couchsurfing hosts. I won’t go on about it in this blog post, but know that Japan is one of the best countries in the world for couchsurfing. It was while we were in Japan that we learned a lot about things not to do in Japan.

The Japanese people are so very polite. 

They would hate to think they were being rude or upsetting you in any way by telling you that you weren’t behaving correctly – instead, they will just giggle to themselves and maybe take you quietly to one side.

That’s how life in Japan is you see. The Japanese people do things quietly and politely. But they get their point over.

So, to save you from having to find out yourself about the do’s and don’ts in Japan I’m sharing with you what I learned.

Here are 28 things not to do in Japan (so you are not exposed to giggles and whispering). 

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Everyday life in Japan. 10 Reasons The Japanese Are So Damn Chilled.

Everyday life in Japan. 10 Reasons The Japanese Are So Damn Chilled.

No matter how many books and travel blogs you read about Japan, visit the country for the first time and the first thing that will take you by surprise is how incredibly calm and quiet the Japanese people appear to be. Everyday life in Japan is like nothing you will have ever experienced before.

Ever.

The way the Japanese people eat, bathe, their train etiquette; daily life in Japan is calm and marvellous. (more…)

What to Eat In Japan When You Can’t Face Anymore Noodles.

What to Eat In Japan When You Can’t Face Anymore Noodles.

Japan has some of the best food in the world. Eating, along with many other everyday Japanese life rituals is one of the things that makes this beautiful country as exciting and as intriguing as it is. But you may be wondering what to eat in Japan when you just can’t face another piece of sushi.

Tell people you are travelling in Japan, and the first thing they will advise you to do is fill your face with street food. In fact, if you don’t eat noodles swimming in broth at least nine times a day, then you are just a big fat fake, and you aren’t doing the other hardcore backpackers proud

We have just spent two weeks in Japan where we backpacked and couchsurfed for a big chunk of the time. Thankfully, both our budgets and our train journeys were made all the lighter because of this little known Japanese secret. (more…)

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