Japan is a fascinating country to visit; a mixture of ancient tradition and contemporary technology. Westerners will be enchanted by the lantern lights of a traditional ryokan (a Japanese style inn) and amazed at the swift efficiency of the bullet trains. Experiences such as watching a Maiko (apprentice geisha) dance performance or private access to […]
As you travel, you are a representative of your own culture. Remember to respect the differences you encounter and embrace them. A little homework can insure that your hosts see you as a gem, not a jerk.