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Japanese Yen; Brief History and Miracle of the Currency of Japan

A country’s currency not only represents its history, possibility, and power, it also gives light to the economic prosperity of the nation. The Japanese yen has quite a shocking history, to whic...

Life manners/etiquette history currency exchange

Know the Basics of the Dating Culture in Japan

Dating culture may differ from place to place, and when it comes to love, understanding is always a key. The difference in societal views and culture shouldn’t always be a hindrance! Buff up you...

Culture manners/etiquette marriage event

A Brief Introduction to Traditional Japanese Houses

Be it the physical freedom in having space, or the freedom in aesthetic design, living in a house in Japan just offers a different feel as compared to apartments. Japanese houses have a different layo...

Culture manners/etiquette hotel/accomodation tradition

The Material and Consequential Cost of Tattoos in Japan

Tattoos in Japan often merge traditional Japanese style art and local beliefs, making them quite unique. Because of the social stigma associated with tattoos, getting one in Japan may have a few twist...

Culture manners/etiquette rules

Between Traditional and Modern, Weddings in Japan

Weddings in Japan often have many twists that may come as a shock to many foreigners due to the different cultural beliefs. When attending or having a wedding in Japan, here are a few things that you ...

Culture manners/etiquette event

Important Things to Keep in Mind When Attending a Funeral in Japan

Death and funerals are part of the cycle of life, and at times, we must accompany our friends at their darkest moments. Funerals in Japan are a very formal event, and because of the differing religiou...

Culture manners/etiquette event

Loyalty, Hard Work and Commitment: Assessment of Japan’s Work Ethic

Defined by loyalty, hard work and commitment, Japan’s work ethic has gained notoriety around the world. Japan’s religion and culture are a major factor where the work environment differs g...

Work work life balance manners/etiquette work/labor

Basic Grooming and Workwear Standards in Japanese Companies

Because of workplace formality in Japan, there are certain things that should be taken notice of when dressing and grooming yourself before reporting for work. From your hairstyle to the shoes on your...

Work manners/etiquette fashion

How to Professionally Exchange Business Cards in Japan

Business cards can be seen as an extension of yourself in Japan, and there are set standards of doing things. Exchanging business cards is simple diplomacy that, in light cases, can affect people&rsqu...

Work manners/etiquette business Japanese

Deconstructing the Japanese after-work culture: Nomikai

After-work celebrations may be an occasional part of an employee’s work experience. Meanwhile, in Japan, it is not treated merely as something fitting a special occasion. Instead, it is often an...

Work work hours communication manners/etiquette

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