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.
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.
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.
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The heterogeneity of society and diversity of culture of Malaysia highlighted the customs and traditions of different ethnic groups living in the country. The bulk of the population of peninsular territory are Malay, Chinese and Indian communities. In Sarawak and Sabah are numerically dominated by the IBAN, melanau, kadazan and other dyaks; there is large Chinese Diaspora. In Sarawak is home to a large number of Malay population. For centuries Malaysia was influenced by early Buddhist and Hindu civilization, who came from India, from Java and Sumatra. In the XIV–XVI centuries along with Indian and Arab merchants came Islam, and the later Portuguese, Dutch and the British brought elements of European culture.
culture of Armenia
From the 7th century Armenia was an Outpost of Christianity in the surrounding Muslim world. In the Armenian (Monophysite) Church preserved the traditions of Eastern Christianity that resisted both its Western and Eastern branches, from which it was isolated. After Armenia lost its independence (1375) it was the Church that contributed to the survival of the Armenian people. Since the 17th century contacts with Italy and then with France and later with Russia, through which Continue reading
The main distinguishing feature of the Rising Sun is its ideology, the cornerstone of which is Shinto. According to the teachings of traditional Japanese religion, the world around us is filled with deities who densely inhabit every corner. The love rituals that distinguish Japanese culture, and inherent to the Shinto cult of contemplation, caused the appearance of beautiful and unique traditions and customs.
World globalization of recent years has not spared Japan, however, this amazing small country, total area of which is ten times smaller than any of the regions or States, as no other has managed to preserve its culture. Surely everyone has heard about the Japanese education, tea ceremony, ikebana, cherry blossoms, or hot sake, but some other interesting Japanese customs are often left overs.
1. The annual festival of crying children.
The Japanese believe that a crying baby contributes to the normal development of the child and ward off evil spirits. Interesting the way kids bring tears. On the dais in front of spectators leaving the wrestlers of traditional Japanese sumo wrestling, each of which receives one child. Victory goes to the wrestler that is able to cause his ward a very loud and shrill crying.
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