Japan. 39 Things You Probably Should Know (BEFORE) You Turn up.

Japan. 39 Things You Probably Should Know (BEFORE) You Turn up.

Want to know the secret of a successful trip to Japan?  Familiarise yourself with a few culture facts about Japan before you arrive in the country.

Do your homework–  that way you will be one step ahead of the rest while you are there.

By brushing up on your Japanese etiquette and becoming acquainted with a few facts on the culture of Japan before you travel, will mean that you are less likely to find yourself losing face or insulting someone unintentionally while you are there.

Plus, you will return home eager to book your next trip to Japan!

 

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28 Things NOT To Do In Japan (so’s not to look like a complete wally)

28 Things NOT To Do In Japan (so’s not to look like a complete wally)

Be careful in Japan. It can catch you out. My family and I spent a month backpacking around Japan and we learned a lot about the things not to do in Japan.

It might help to brush up on some culture facts about Japan before you arrive.

Especially if you don’t want to lose face.

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. 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 when visiting the land of the rising sun with two kids.

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

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