JAPAN: unusual customs, traditions, rules of conduct
Japanese society is built on the basis of a rigid hierarchy: senior – Junior, boss – employee, parents – children. Therefore, respect for elders, leadership is infinite. Therefore, the Japanese…

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The Russian tourism
Based solely on personal observations during a two-week trip. 1. Korea is the safest country that I have visited. Yes and there is a suspicion that in principle one of…

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Culinary traditions of Korea. Kimpap, sticks and Nantes

Koreans consider themselves happy people. Probably because Murphy’s law doesn’t work. Sandwiches in Korea ever oil not falling down because no oil, no them, no they are not. And Yes, the term “sandwich” to them, probably not an ideal fit, except that from the point of view of uniformity of purpose with our bread smeared with butter.

Rice, sliced vegetables, scrambled eggs, ham or fish wrapped in a dry leaf pressed seaweed. The resulting sausage cut into several pieces and “kimbap” Korean sandwich is ready. Sending a child to school, caring mom will definitely put him in the backpack kimpap for lunch.

Wherever there is a Korean student, at school or on excursions, everywhere there is special food area. At the entrance of the wooden Cutlery these children must remove their shoes. Chairs and tables no, Koreans used to eat sitting on the floor, cross-legged. By the way, Korean doctors say that in this situation food is digested best.

Korean grocery market from a variety of dazzled. Most surprising is the virtual absence of flies, the indispensable bazaars of the Russian inmates. They’re not here, even there where they sell fresh seafood. The secret is simple – sticky spiral, and which can be bought at every step. Not all that sold Continue reading

The Pearl South Korea

South Korea – a country of amazing contrasts, full of mysterious beauty and charm. The country is truly unique and inimitable, – enough, for example, to mention such a fact that the Korean people have managed to preserve their identity and independence, despite the fact that in ancient and medieval times, Korea had to fight with the nomads, the Chinese and Japanese.

Now South Korea is a very picturesque country, which are perfect for tourists. The combination of ultra-modern skyscrapers and ancient temples, beautiful mountains and scenery, amazing culture – all this is of great interest for lovers of the exotic East.

If you have decided to travel to South Korea, then, of course, you should start with its capital.

Seoul

In South Korea’s capital city has a huge number of interesting museums, ancient palaces, various trading houses, and art centers.

Of special interest are the ancient residence of Korean rulers, among which the famous Palace Gyeongbokgung. A true gem can be considered and Namdaemun Gate, which was built in the XIV century. It is interesting that here every day, played a real theatrical performance – the changing of the guard, a truly colorful and attractive.

National Park Seoraksan

Another gem of South Korea can be called the Park of Seoraksan. It is a magnificent Continue reading

Japan, Culture of Japan, cities of Japan, geography and nature of Japan, economy and politics of Japan

Japan is an island country located in the northwestern part of the Pacific ocean. It is located on four large Islands – the island. Honshu, the island. Hokkaido island. Shikoku and the island. Kyushu, and also on many surrounding small Islands (about 3 thousand). The total area of the Islands of Japan – about 370 thousand sq. km. The climate of Japan is generally humid, the sea, but in the North, it is temperate, and in the South, subtropical and tropical – monsoon, the summers are quite hot across the country, but the humidity is very high and frequent typhoons.

Government Japan is a Constitutional monarchy, head of state, nominally, is the Emperor (Mikado), however, in Japan, as in some European countries, the title “Emperor” is a symbol of nationhood and unity of the nation. The legislature in Japan, represented by a bicameral Parliament consisting of two chambers – the House of councillors and House of representatives. The Prime Minister is elected by Parliament and approved by the Emperor.

The Islands of modern Japan were settled around the 8th Millennium BC and the early formation of the state and the political unification of the country occurred in the Yamato period ( 300-700 ad), and the capital is located on the Yamato plain, Continue reading

Medicine in Korea: to rest and to improve health
In recent years, many travelers have started to combine business with pleasure, going to overseas countries with two objectives: to get acquainted with the culture of the country and to…

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Korean wedding: characteristics, traditions and rituals
Before the wedding, at the groom's house is held a ceremony of thanksgiving, during which after all of the groom's family will taste the treats at the holiday table, the…

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