Mysterious Oriental country, Japan will amaze you with not only unique culture but also a lot of interesting things, fully reflects the national character of that state.
Certainly every tourist staying in Japan, was wondering what to bring from this unusual country? Let’s consider some options of gifts.
First, this is the famous netsuke, which are miniature sculptures. Most often it is the image of gods and men, and animals. Netsuke can serve as a keychain, or individual souvenir. If you would like to purchase netsuke, go to the nearest gift shop – such figures can be found in almost every.
Secondly, if you go to Japan, you should pay attention to the so-called maneki-neko. Under this name hides one of the most common Japanese Souvenirs that are made from ceramics or porcelain. The sculpture depicts a cat with the raised paw that symbolizes good fortune and luck in life. This souvenir can be found in almost any souvenir shop.
In addition, a good souvenir brought from Japan, will be a special bell called Purina. These bells are manufactured from glass or metal. Also used bamboo or ceramic. A bell attached to a piece of paper on which outlines the poetic texts. Most often you can find such bells is rounded, however, we can see the product in the form of sticks, various Continue reading
What lives in the land of the rising sun? Did you know that most electronic devices sold in Japan, is intended only for the domestic market. Moreover, in Japan there are a number of brands that produce products only for your market. What is the reason for such secrecy? This is partly due to peculiar economic conditions. The Japanese consumer makes a very distinctive requirements for the different gadgets, moreover, he is willing to pay a considerable amount.
The Panasonic smartphone has impressive specifications and high quality camera
So, for example, mobile phones and smartphones produced for Japan (and in Japan) often have a great quality screen and overall much more functional than a similar device for Europe or the USA. Smartphones with hardware QWERTY keyboards in Japan is more common than in other countries (although here they are more a niche product).
A considerable ratio of smartphone market occupied by the company Sharp
Another reason pushing the Japanese to maintain their own unique electronics is that, in this country, perhaps as in no other developed cult of the consumption of domestic products. And here the word “cult” was just the place. The high average income allows the Japanese Continue reading
What can be likened to a journey as such? One of the options – musical compositions; “consumer goods” is perceived easily and without difficulty, for the assimilation of the serious tracks required some experience. A trip to South Korea – the real VIP entertainment, usually in this country are not sent immediately in his first foreign tour.
It is a country in East Asia occupying the entire Peninsula. The name of South Korea is not official, although in the media most often this option. For centuries, the Republic of Korea sought independence from Japan and China, and therefore the influence of these countries in Korea is extremely noticeable.
Koreans practice Buddhism and Christianity, approximately half of the population indifferent to religion. The official language is Korean. English is not spoken widely, so before buying a round in South Korea better to get a PhraseBook.
Than to pay in Korea?
The national currency is the Korean won. In some shops or on the market you can pay off the US$, although in supermarkets or hotels, foreign currency not accepted. It is best to “share” at the airport of arrival, it is necessary to remember that for the importation of amounts over $10,000 require the Declaration.
The Climate Of South Korea
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The leaves and the heads of the Beijing cabbage is eaten both fresh and in processed form. It is eaten raw, boiled, stewed. Prepare soups, use for stuffed cabbage, but also for side dishes. Salads: NAPA cabbage. In addition, the cabbage is salted.
This dish cuisine of the Far East.
800 g pork natural chops (can substitute chicken if needed) 1 head Chinese cabbage (about 500 g), 2 onions, 4 tomatoes, 4 tablespoons chicken broth (from cubes), 1 tablespoon of melted butter, 2 tablespoons of dry red wine, 1.5 teaspoons sugar, 1 minced clove of garlic, soy sauce, a bunch of parsley, salt, ground allspice.
The natural pork chops cut off the bone, pork cut into thin slices.
3 tablespoons of soy sauce, chicken broth, wine, garlic, salt, pepper and sugar prepare the marinade, pour it to the meat, cover and leave for 3 hours.
I cut in half head of Chinese cabbage, cut the stalk. Then the cabbage cut into strips, place in a colander, wash under running cold water and drain the water. Peeled onion cut into thin rings. Tomatoes cut with a sharp knife, dip briefly in boiling water and peel the skin. Then cut each tomato into eight parts, remove the base Continue reading
Koreans officially follow the Gregorian calendar, though some holidays are celebrated according to the Eastern lunar calendar. During the official holidays, offices and banks are closed but palaces, museums, most restaurants, Department stores, and entertainment venues of Seoul (see tickets to Seoul from Moscow ) work. The most important traditional holidays for Koreans are sallal and it’s thanksgiving, kardamilon people go home to celebrate their
together with relatives. In the days sallal Koreans hold memorial ceremonies for ancestors and make Seba a big thank you to the senior as a sign of respect and as new year greetings
New year (1-2 January)
The first day of the new year holiday is recognized
and it is noted.
Sallal (January – February)
The beginning of the new year on the lunar calendar is one of the most important traditionally celebrated events of the year, which is still schaetsya more significant than January 1st. Most businesses and institutions are closed and people take several days off to spend a few days at home with family. This day we rise early,wear their best clothes and bowing before seniors to confirm the fortress of family bonds. Festive meal consists of special dishes, Continue reading