10 Facts about Japan - LIFE STYLE

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10 Facts about Japan - LIFE STYLE

  1. 1. 10 Facts about JAPAN The Japanese are very interesting people. Their unique culture has developed in relative isolation due to the mountainous and island-based nature of the country. As the Summer Olympics from 2020 will take place in Tokyo, thousands of people are expected to travel to Japan. If you're one of them, or if you just want to visit this country some day, here are a few things that you should know about the Japanese.
  2. 2. 10 Facts about JAPAN
  3. 3. 1. Smoking cigarettes is extremely popular in Japan. Almost all restaurants have a smoking section and you can often find large, in-ground ash trays in public areas.
  4. 4. 2. Some Japanese companies conduct a session morning exercise for the workers to prepare them for the day's work.
  5. 5. 3. It is considered inappropriate to blow your nose in public.
  6. 6. 4. In Japan, snowmen are made of two large snowballs, not three.
  7. 7. 5. Japan has cafes where people can play with puppies and kittens.
  8. 8. 6. Many couples in Japan celebrate Christmas like Valentine's Day. It is definitely more of a "lovers" holiday in Japan.
  9. 9. 7. Most Japanese consider themselves Buddhist, Shintoist or both. However, religion does not play a big role in the everyday life of most Japanese people today.
  10. 10. 8. Sumo is recognized as the national sport of Japan, although the most popular spectator sport is baseball.
  11. 11. 9. Most Japanese ATMs don’t accept foreign ATM cards. You have to use the machines at the Post Office or find a 7-11.
  12. 12. 10. Sometimes the trains are so crowded railway staff are employed to cram passengers inside.
  13. 13. 10 Facts about JAPAN Powered by: Japanese translation services

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