You’ve made it through your grandpa’s jokes during the Christmas meal and handed out all of your gifts. The holiday season has officially wrapped up, but the bills from your holiday shopping certainly haven’t.
In Japan, some local stores and restaurants only accept cash. When you shop or eat out locally, it would be a good idea to check by asking, “Kurejitto kaado wa tsukae masuka?”, which means, “Can I use a credit card?/Do you accept credit cards?”
The worldwide rollout of Commissary CLICK2GO passes a major milestone Sept. 20 as the internet grocery shopping service goes live at commissaries in Europe, with commissaries in Japan, South Korea and Okinawa set to join them before the month is up.
One of the pleasures of traveling overseas is in being able to use the local language of the foreign country. Whether it be for shopping, securing lodging, or just getting about, being able to communicate with the local people will bring you much closer to them.
Sushi, tempura, savory ‘okonomiyaki’ pancakes – there are so many yummy edibles in Japan that you shouldn’t miss during your stay. Sample some of this lingo the next time you’re at a local restaurant to experience some of these specialties.
Japan is a country which has many unique cultures within it, and slurping is one of the most unusual characteristics! This can be a huge surprise when you come across it for the first time as it often is considered as a bad behavior at meal in many other countries