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My sister has recommended that, before I visit her in Japan next year, I should research the various social conventions in Japanese culture since there are many! Does anyone know what these unspoken rules entail? How can I avoid being labeled as a rude foreigner?

1 2 years ago 1 answers 2235 views

I’m planning a trip to visit several countries in Asia next year and would love to get some tips on which apps I can use to book hotels, recreational activities, and sightseeing tours. It would be great if the app also offers good deals on tour packages.

1 2 years ago 1 answers 2148 views

Hokkaido remains a sweet spot for travelers, however, I have heard that the climate there could be harsh at times, not to mention the occasional cyclones that occur there. Keeping that in mind, I just wanted to know whether Hokkaido is a summer-place or a winter-place? Which season should I go in to make the most of my trip?

1 2 years ago 1 answers 2501 views

I’m going to South Korea next year to see my girlfriend’s favorite K-Pop band perform. What else should we do whilst we’re there?

1 2 years ago 1 answers 2123 views

My family is planning a trip to Japan and I would like to join them as we have found cheap flights to Japan. However, I am vegetarian and I don’t want anyone’s travel plans to change because of me. I would like to know if Japan is vegetarian-friendly? Can a vegetarian survive in Japan? Is it hard to eat vegetarian in Japan? Also, can I find vegetarian restaurants in Tokyo?

1 3 years ago 1 answers 2402 views

Hello, we are a group of Muslim British wanting to visit China. We have found cheap flights to China. There are also budget hotels in China that suit our budget. We have some questions regarding food since we’re Muslims. I have seen they have pork-free places but we prefer halal-certified restaurants if possible. Can I find halal food in China?

1 3 years ago 1 answers 2582 views

I’ve been on a business trip to China a couple of years ago and have been accompanied by a translator. Now that I want to bring my family for a holiday to China, I would like to know: Can I travel to China without speaking Chinese? What are the challenges I have to be ready for in China? We’re thinking Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou...

1 3 years ago 1 answers 2305 views

Just got my covid vaccine and am looking at travelling to China hopefully in August 2021 , or once possible. There’s been lots of debate around the markets in China due to the COVID-19 origin, so do you think it is safe to eat from the markets in China now? Should I stay away and eat at proper restaurants instead?

1 3 years ago 1 answers 2474 views

I have heard that in Japan tattoos are almost taboo. Is it still the case? I am planning a trip to Japan and I have visible tattoos on my arms and legs. Is it okay to travel to Japan if I have tattoos? What should I prepare for?

1 3 years ago 1 answers 2261 views

What are your thoughts – can I go to Japan only speaking English? How can I go to Japan if I don’t speak Japanese? During the past few months, I have been doing lots of research to plan a trip to Japan. However, it has come to my attention that people often mention the language barrier issue in Japan.

1 3 years ago 1 answers 2659 views



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