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  1. What Do Okinawans Do On New Year's Eve?

    Culture What Do Okinawans Do On New Year's Eve?

    When the last day of the year comes in Okinawa, many get ready to celebrate for the new year in various ways. Some may prepare to attend the Mabuni Fire and Bell Festival to wish for peace, others stay home and watch telecasts of countdowns in Tokyo or go out and celebrate with friends and...
  2. Restaurant Customs And Courtesies

    Culture Restaurant Customs And Courtesies

    Traveling to a foreign country can be very exciting. However, learning about the culture before heading out on a journey is highly recommended. That way, you won't offend anyone by doing something you would consider the norm. So, today I thought I would give some examples of what you should...