Nobody wants to do the wrong thing when visiting a foreign country, and with Japan regarded as one of the politest countries in the world, there are plenty of wrong things that one can unintentionally D’oh!
I posted a “Tourist Tip #5: Five Don’ts to Do” list a while back, and thought I would expand on it for the sake of helping all avoid those embarrassing cultural faux pas.
So here, in no particular order, is a quick guide to a few more DON’T!s to definitely remember.
Along the same lines, DON’T!
Speaking of drinks, DON’T!
Moving on… DON’T!
Speaking of trains… DON’T!
And then there’s… DON’T!
And hey, DON’T! panic. Japan is a wonderful, beautiful, and cordial country. If you do find yourself in trouble or need, there are always information booths, centers, and police boxes (koban) nearby. Just ask someone for help.
Stay tuned for my DO! list!