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Do’s & Dont’s
Japan Don’ts Do not enter a Japanese home with shoes on. It is customary in Japan to remove your shoes at the door while entering a home. Do not wear socks with holes in them. You will need to take off your shoes often in Japan. Do not dress casual attire in the workplace. Dress appropriately for business occasions, a suit …
Japan is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean with dense cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks and thousands of shrines and temples. Shinkansen bullet trains connect the main islands of Kyushu (with Okinawa’s subtropical beaches), Honshu (home to Tokyo and Hiroshima’s atomic-bomb memorial) and Hokkaido (famous for skiing). Tokyo, the capital, is known for skyscrapers, shopping and pop culture.
Sukiyaki Sukiyaki is prepared right at the table by cooking thinly sliced beef together with vegetables, tofu and vermicelli. Tempura Tempura is food deep-fried in vegetable oil after being coated with a mixture of egg, water and wheat flour. Among the ingredients used are prawns, fish in season and vegetables. Sushi Sushi is a small piece of raw seafood placed …