Planning the Best Trip to Kobe, Japan

Planning the Best Trip to Kobe, Japan
Outlined by mountains along Osaka Bay, Kobe is Japan's sixth largest city and one of the nation's most picturesque and multicultural cities. Its rich history comes from its longtime role as a maritime gateway to foreign traders and expatriate settlers. One of the best things about this city is its relatively small size, which makes most sights and attractions easily accessible by foot. As a result, Kobe is a pleasant city to explore. Its main

Dining Etiquette Around The World Infographic #2

Travelling around the world allows you to learn a lot about certain countries, you can discover all about their culture but you can also learn a lot about their dining etiquette. What is considered rude in one country can be a compliment in another. Slurping, for example is generally thought to be rude but they actively encourage it in Japan as it shows appreciation for the food. Below is an infographic by MyBreakTrip which looks at

Dining Etiquette Around The World Infographic

Don't stick your chopsticks into your rice in Japan and don't eat with your left hand in India. Confused about dining etiquette abroad? This colorful infographic with advice on everything from tips to table manners has you covered. Bon appétit! Do you have any other tips to share?

10 Japanese Travel Tips for Visiting America

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo by jpellgen[/caption] I found an article on Mental Floss called "10 Japanese Travel Tips for Visiting America" and it intrigued me. A writer translated several texts in Japanese in which they give advice to Japanese travelers going to America. I thought this was a great idea and it should be done with other cultures too. It was really interesting to see the point of view of a culture you know well