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Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan

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About Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan

Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan: Do It Right and Be Polite! was written by Amy Chavez, a 25-year resident of Japan and tourist adviser who lives on the fabled Inland Sea, with illustrations by Jun Hazuki. Chavez knows just what foreign visitors need and delivers it in a smart, compact, and delightfully illustrated package for quick use and reference.

This guide to common courtesy, acceptable behavior, and manners is essential for any visitor to Japan. Japanese are unfailingly polite and will never tell you if you’ve crossed the line. But by knowing how to act in every situation you’ll gain the respect of your hosts and in the end get even better service and enjoyment during your travels. Covered here are all the essentials—like travel, greetings, dining—plus subtle niceties like tone of voice, body language, cell phone usage, city vs. country styles, and attire (and what to do about your tattoos!).

Subjects covered include: 10 Things You Should Never Do in Japan, 10 Things You Should Always Do in Japan, Money, Bowing & Shaking Hands, Conversation, Tabook Subjects, Showing Appreciation, Romance and Flirting, Queuing, Eating in Public, Eating in Restaurants, Drinking, Drinking Establishments, Shoes, Toilets at the Hotel, On the Subway/Train/Bus, When You "Take a Meeting" in Japan, and Bringing Good Manners Home With You.

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  • Publisher: STONE BRIDGE PRESS
  • Media: Specialty Books and Magazines
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Themes: Historical
  • Age Rating: ALL
  • Release Date: 7/3/2018
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensional Weight: 1

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The best etiquette guide for people going to Japan that I have ever seen.

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I got my copy of Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan a few days ago. Over the years I have bought every book on Japanese etiquette I could find. This one beats them all, Amy Chavez has written an excellent book every traveler should read.

Never assume what is polite at home will be polite when you go to another country.