Culture Shock! Tokyo: A Survival Guide to Customs and by Yuko Morimoto Yoshida

By Yuko Morimoto Yoshida

CultureShock! Tokyo is vital for an individual who needs to delve into the guts of what makes Tokyo and its humans tick. This booklet enlightens readers on eastern customs and throws mild on convinced ‘oddities’ within the urban equivalent to the quaint-looking old shrines set among high-rise constructions. discover extra in regards to the contrasting faces of the Tokyoites, who on one hand are popular for his or her well mannered and humble manner, but will be perpetrators of the ‘Tokyo rush hour’. Settle in easily by utilizing the sensible tips supplied together with these for a way to discover lodging, colleges for the youngsters and likewise the right way to take care of operating in Tokyo. enjoy the range and caliber of nutrients and expect all of the cultural and commute possibilities town has to supply.

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