|Above, the giant lantern at the Kaminarimon gate at Nakamise-dori. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
People not studying the cultural ways of another country could find themselves making etiquette goofs without intending to. That is why that one should study a country's basic customs before visiting.
Thankfully, many websites have posted tips on how to avoid mistakes. The latest is from the Nassau News Live. They posted "9 Tips For Traveling In Japan."
Before providing their 9 tips they wrote:
Anytime you visit a new place, it takes a while to adjust to the new culture. Paying attention to even the slightest behavioral differences is key to understanding the way people operate in a different country. In Japan, distinctions in accepting business cards and greeting strangers can make un-informed visitors stand out. These nine travel tips will help you easily navigate Japanese culture on your next trip.To read the nine tips, go here.