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Japanese tattoo designs

 

Japanese tattoo designs have appeared rather long ago. Despite this, over a long enough period of time they are able to retain its leading positions and continue to be the most popular and in demand all over the world. This is not surprising, moreover, this interest can be called justifiable and understandable.

First of all, it is quite diverse and notice not less colourful history of this country and its culture in particular. Thus, the Japanese craftsmen made sure that their tattoo does not only look aesthetically and superficially attractive, but carried a small (and sometimes very deep) semantic implication.

One of the main types or styles of tattoos are Japanese tattoos . Tattoo is a kind of visit card of a person, who is able to tell about the culture of the country from which tattoo originates. Japanese culture is one of the most picturesque with the original cultures of our world. Therefore, Japanese tattoo designs enjoy wide fame. The Japanese tattoo, you can include the characters, although in the Japanese culture they do not have any relationship.

The meaning of the kanji is that it can mean anything, Continue reading

Funeral traditions of Japan

 

Naughty children screaming ran into a memorial hall. They did not notice the portrait in the frame, no flowers mourning nor grieving relatives who served, we left the hall, preparing for the ceremony tonight. Almost upsetting the owner of the coffee shop, I ran to catch up with their child. Catching it in your arms, I drew his attention to the center of the room and on the portrait of a woman. And, for a while thinking how to explain the situation two-year-old, said: “See that woman? She died. There, in the street, are her relatives. It is very sad that she died. There is no need to run. This is not good.” up To this point we have touched upon the topic of death of animals and plants, but that the death and the person he heard for the first time. I didn’t know how he will react to it. His reaction surprised me. He said: “I mean “Sorry”!” . I paused again – this time over whether two-year-old to apologize for what he did out of ignorance. And said “If you want to!” . He wanted. He turned to the portrait and said to the dead woman, in Japanese: “Excuse me!” . Then bowed to her and took my hand. I repeated after him a nod and turned around. Us watched in amazement Japanese.

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South Korea

 

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Information and tips for travelers (tourists) .

In addition to the architectural sights and museums of the capital, Seoul guests are encouraged to visit the Botanical garden and zoo. Music lovers can enjoy concerts of two city Symphony orchestras, with high professionalism. In addition, the repertoire of the Opera theatre of Seoul — more than 40 works of European (mainly Italian) and Korean authors.In town visitors will be able to make a choice from a rich assortment of Oriental meals, not only Korean, but Chinese, Japanese. When visiting Seoul restaurant, it should be remembered that the usual European chicken meat in Korea is considered a delicacy and is quite expensive, and the dishes of beef, pork, fish everyday, included in the regular diet of the local people.The monetary unit circulating in Seoul is the won. Currency exchange is performed mainly in banks and hotels.

The traditional system of hierarchy and respect for elders still holds great importance in all spheres of life. Direct questions about age and marital status are considered to be commonplace, as they allow the Koreans Continue reading

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