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South Korea

 

Official name: The Republic Of Korea

Capital: Seoul

Voltage: in South Korea, two types of voltage — 110V and 220V. Therefore, before taking the device into the network, check what the voltage is indicated on the outlet.

How to get there: Airlines «Aeroflot» and Korean Air do direct daily flights from Moscow to Seoul. A number of airlines offering flights with transfer in various European cities and Asia. Incheon international airport is located 52 km from Seoul and is connected with the highway. It is a multipurpose facility that is used not only for transport purposes but also as an entertainment and shopping centre. To Seoul can be reached by buses-trains and taxis.

Geography. The Korean Peninsula is situated in northeast Asia. From the North-Western side boundary between the Korean Peninsula and China passes through the river Amnok river (chin. Yalu), and the North-Eastern side of the Tumen river (chin. Dominican) separates the Peninsula from China and the Russian Federation.

The Korean Peninsula bordering the Yellow sea on the West side and the East sea to the East. On all sides it is surrounded by numerous Islands, the largest of which are the jejudo and Ulleungdo.

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Rest dangerous

VACATION time is in full swing. Those who have chosen as the main locations of native Russian space, everything is clear. On the market and in the train, beware of pickpockets in the cafe don’t forget to check the score, or extra credit. But in zabugornyh trips hazards, and most unexpected, a lot more.

When to cheat — honorable

IT is there — in Egypt, Turkey and the UAE — the largest number of rides of our compatriots. And sometimes behave, to put it mildly, undignified. Typical example: Russian joyful uncle, sipping from the bottle of a bottle of frosty beer, from completeness of feelings the second stretches — at least a cold one and tasty — local. And as a consequence wild scandal, as it turns out that the proposal comply with the prohibition devout Muslims — a terrible insult. The same applies to cigarettes. Or another case: a guy, captured on camera next to his beloved pregnant local resident of mountain village, and following this prolonged proceedings and requirements to light a film. Because the production of photographs, in the opinion of the lady in the yashmak, will inevitably lead to health problems in the long-awaited first child.

And another important point while visiting Arab countries: haggle. Because to say three times inflated price, and then long and tiresomely bickering because the dollar is the favorite sport of local citizens. Continue reading

Useful info about Japan

 

Holidays: Japan ranks first in the world in the number nominalnych holidays. 1 January (New year), January 15th (adult Day) 11 February (national Foundation Day), April 29 (Day of spring), may 3 (Constitution Day), may 4 (declared holiday), 5 may (children’s Day – very interesting to Europeans. On this day the streets are filled with children from 3 to 6 years in a bright kimono), September 15 (respect for elders Day), October 10 (health Day), November 3 (culture Day), November 23 (labor Day), December 23 (Emperor’s birthday).

National characteristics: the characteristic Japanese courtesy and friendliness. They appreciate tradition and ceremony.

In Japanese homes, in restaurants floors are covered with tatami (straw). Razivaetsya be taken before you step on them.

Japanese bath (“furo”) is created not for washing, but for rest and relaxation. Before zalest to the bathroom to take a shower. After relaxing in the bath should be drained from hot water, because the water heats up for several people.

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Funeral traditions of Japan
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About Japanese culture
  Japonesque and I love Chinese culture! Wonderful literature! (Heian literature created by women, novels about loyalty and valor, Kerouac Kawabata, etc.) Philosophy (not be selfish as told by Florensky)!…

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Useful info about Japan
  Holidays: Japan ranks first in the world in the number nominalnych holidays. 1 January (New year), January 15th (adult Day) 11 February (national Foundation Day), April 29 (Day of…

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