Know Before You Go- Japan

Japan, like many countries in Asia, has customs that should be respected. It will also make you feel more comfortable if you follow these guidelines. 1) Tattoos- Although stigmas regarding tattoos are changing, depending on your environment that change is not fast enough. Many people associate tattoos with gang affiliation. If you are going somewhere historical or to a traditional onsen, you must have your tattoo(s) covered. There is also the chance that they may ask you to leave. This […]

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