Customs and traditions of Lezgian (with pictures)
Along with Islam in the Lezgin culture preserved the elements of pagan beliefs. To this day in the life of the Lezgian show a remarkable phenomena and items, customs and…

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In the long process of development formed morphostructural features of the mountains of Central Asia and Kazakhstan
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The strangest snacks and drinks from Japan

To convince people that the Japanese are a very strange people different from us, usually is not necessary. Agree with that many. And Bloggie you can read about the many unusual things, invented by the Japanese, which confirms the above. However, we are not talking about inventions, and unusual snacks and drinks that you can try in Japan.

The Japanese eat almost everything that swims in the sea, until a particularly poisonous puffer fish, when properly cooked which man painfully dying or jellyfish, which are 95 % water. In comparison, candied squid seems not such a rarity. Actually, despite the obvious presence of sugar, these squids are not sweet. Why – unknown. Apparently, the secret of the company.

Another unusual product can safely be called a cheese drink . The company “NEEDS Cheese Factory” with Hokkaido began to make a strange drink to attract the attention of the Japanese to the cheese, which this product does not enjoy great popularity. Many Japanese children do not know the taste of the cheese. At least, so said the noble rescuers of cheese from the company. By the way, non-traditional beverage can still be used as a traditional cheese sauce. But this is not so funny.

What about chewing gum with the taste of roses? After all, in Japan there is. Gum called “Otoko Kaoru” (“the Man, smelling Continue reading

Japanese food

Japanese cuisine combines centuries-old traditions, values and the spirit of the Japanese people, expressive and different from any other cuisine of the world. For a modern European, Japanese food – is as exotic as, say, Japanese – Russian cuisine. The main secret of unmatched Japanese food – in the careful selection of products, the aesthetics of table setting and serving, as well as a special philosophy, which lies at the heart of Japanese cuisine. The most valuable thing on the table Japanese gourmands – the products created by nature, those who retained their original properties. This is not surprising: after all, what created by nature cannot compete with its taste and usefulness to others. On the Japanese table, unlike Russian, never finding the “heavy” food with huge portions. All portions of Japanese cuisine are distributed so as to avoid drunkenness and excess in eating. The large size of the dishes, the Japanese prefer variety. The Japanese like when meal consists of several small dishes of different taste, arranged with good taste. Often eating in a Japanese family, so graceful, like during the traditional tea ceremony. Special attention is paid to Japanese seafood. Their sushi is so popular in Europe that there is probably no European country in which not prepared the traditional Continue reading

Travel Asia

Becoming more popular tourist vacation in exotic Asia. Ancient, thousand year old monuments and palaces, the unique nature, the diversity of national cuisine and much more attracts our tourists to these countries.

But coming on holiday to Asia, you must prepare and study the national characteristics of each country, the mentality of their residents, as the national culture of Asia is very different from European. Here are some tips a bit to adapt to the behavioral peculiarities of the national cultures of the countries of Asia.

China

Coming to China, the first thing you notice is that people speak too loud. This does not mean that they are angry, or show what – that aggression, such dialogues and intonation, is a national peculiarity of the Chinese.

Do not be surprise if you will approach, and will be gazed at. It is a manifestation of curiosity, not hostility. In China it is not considered strange or not decent.

Shanghai

Some features of the local restaurants, cafes, etc. is that Shanghai people usually do not leave a tip. Considering that enough of the service charge, which is included in the bill. But if you give 20-30 yuan tip, to worry not what will be.

Do not settle immediately on the offer to enjoy delicious, exotic and expensive dish, but if you are willing to try the fins of sharks Continue reading