Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette


To save you the trouble of surfing the net, here are some websites & blogs with a wealth of information. They say, “a little knowledge is a dangerous thing” but I believe that “forewarned is forearmed.” So, I am sure these sites can get you through an untold number of situations, problems & feelings that you will experience.

Do you have the gift of the gab? If not, then look no further. The following sites will help you survive & live to tell your grandchildren of your escapades in the far east. Gambatte !

A simple & concise site that highlights social cultures & etiquette related to meeting, dining, gift giving, etc.

Public nudity is not a thing for everyone but believe me it does a whole lot of good. If you are brave enough to venture into a Public Bath (sento), Hot spring (onsen) , these sites will definitely arm you to the hilt !

Sushi is synonymous with Japan & you cannot leave Japan without sampling the fare at a sushi bar. Don’t want to feel like a fish out of water, then watch and read up on how to eat sushi.

For Business Professionals interested in learning the intricacies of the way business is conducted in this part of the world, then these sites paint a clear picture of what you are getting yourself into. All the best !


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