Despite technological advances and developed economic system, traditions and customs of the Japanese people remain unchanged. For centuries people perform ancient rituals and follow rules of etiquette, adhering to and honouring the way of life of their ancestors. So when you visit this country need to be especially careful in their behavior, and although you will not be reproached for ignorance and the failure of certain rituals, their attitude towards you will depend on your knowing and following the rules of Japanese etiquette.
In fairness it should be noted that most of the Japanese rules of etiquette are quite logical, and quite simply act like humans. The Japanese are indulgent and attentive to foreigners, and they will help you find your way to the desired place even without knowing the language, the streets there are a lot of signs and signs duplicated in English, maps and guides distributed free of charge at the station left on the street things will definitely wait for the owner, and at night to you no one will stick in a dark alley.
In connection with this attitude it will be easy to make and pleasant to them, paying tribute to some of the traditions of the Japanese people.
There are specific guidelines about how to bow when meeting a Japanese. Their essence is simple – the higher Continue reading
The basis of Japanese cuisine is that plant foods — rice vegetables, fish, marine products. Also the Japanese love beef, pork, lamb and poultry.
Favorite food is rice. Typically, the cooked unsalted rice, so it is served spicy or salty seasonings astrologie.
Among vegetables cabbage is widely used, including very large quantities of sea cucumbers, radishes, turnips, eggplants, potatoes, soybeans, various types of beans often sprout before they are eaten.
Many national dishes are prepared from products of the sea: shellfish, sea cucumber, squid, octopus, crabs, shrimp, seaweed.
Great importance in the diet of Japanese have bean products – tofu, and miso. Tofu – a bean cheese, consisting mainly of soy protein and in appearance resembles curd. Miso – a semi-solid mass prepared from boiled and crushed soy beans, which for fermentation yeast is added. Miso goes for preparation various soups.
For preparation of the second dishes often used in various fish and pasta. Very popular rice cakes mochi . norimaki the cakes of rice dough with slices of raw fish, wrapped in dried vodorosli.
Most of the Japanese national dishes, always served with various spicy seasonings, which are prepared from radish, Continue reading
The ancient name of the Kingdom of Thailand . which sounds like Siam, familiar to many. The country is located in the heart of Southeast Asia and is famous for its beautiful tropical climate, pristine nature, which is wonderfully coexists with modern civilization and ancient monuments. The climate is never very hot, and once selecting a tour to Thailand, you can relax from wordly vanity and to plunge into tranquility.
General information about Thailand
Here peculiar customs, its own religion and very delicious food. The location of Thailand on the Indochina Peninsula means that it is the Indian ocean, the Andaman sea and the Gulf of Thailand . Thailand is called the country of the elephant, as its shape reminiscent of the head of this large animal. The symbol of the Kingdom is a white elephant. The local population is Thais, the Malays, Chinese and others. Practiced in Thailand is Buddhism, and there is an absolute plethora of Buddhist temples.
If you are going to undertake tours to Thailand, think about what you expect from this trip. Because there and a wonderful beach stay all year round and the opportunity to get involved in the meditations, change your lifestyle, improve health, and also have the opportunity to explore local culture Continue reading