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Visiting Japan for the First Time? Here are 4 Things You Shouldn’t Do

Visiting Japan holds a unique set of social norms to adhere to during your visit. These tips offer travelers the best practices to avoid accidentally offending Japanese people and ensure an embarrassment-free vacation at your desired destination. 1. Avoid Looking People in the Eye jp.fotolia.com/ Who isn’t happy when they are on vacation in an…

Why Are There So Few Public Trash Cans in Japan?

One thing that soon becomes apparent to many foreigners after being in Japan for any length of time is the lack of public trash cans. It can be quite annoying at times, but people get used to carrying around used wrappers, receipts, and other pieces of trash until they can dispose of them properly. So…