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When you travel abroad, you should know the culture of the country if you want to fit in the country well. In Japan, there are a lot of unique customs and unspoken rules which not many travelers know.
You might have heard that Japanese people are serious, polite, and diligent. Half true, half false. Being serious in Japanese is "Majime" (まじめ). In fact, many Japanese people are literally majime in public, at office, at school and, in general. They are typically serious. Here are 5 characteristics of serious Japanese people that you may be surprised or may nod your head as yes!
Sometimes the best way to understand the Japanese is to compare it with another culture. Korea may be Japan’s closest neighbor, but the eating habits of the Japanese differ so drastically from those of the Koreans that you will be surprised! Through this article, you will come to understand how the Japanese demonstrate respect and extend hospitality at the dining table.
Do you want to go to shopping when you visit Japan? If so, you might want to know some basic Japanese shopping customs so that you won't get confused at the cash register.