Japanese culture and etiquette

Japanese culture and etiquette

If you’re considering visiting Japan, it is likely you’re aware that Japanese culture has some complicated sounding aspects and you’ll often be told it is important you get these right.  There is no need to be anxious though, as many of the practices are easily followed and visitors are welcomed and encouraged rather than frowned at for their efforts.  If you start with the basics, you’ll discover a rich cultural experience and sights that are bound to feature in your top ten holiday experiences. (more…)

How to make sure you’re welcomed by the locals in…. Spain

How to make sure you’re welcomed by the locals in…. Spain

Visiting Spain means you’re going to be meeting some of the warmest and most family-friendly people in Europe. Spanish people are known to be welcoming to tourists and embrace the wealth and diversity they bring to their towns and cities. No matter how friendly and relaxed, there are still things you will need to get right if you want to make sure you’re welcomed (and welcome back) by the locals. (more…)