Onsens are hot springs in Japan. They are very popular and can be found in many places around Japan. Here, I'll write about the basic manners, rules, and things to bring when going to an onsen 1.Take off your shoes and place into the lockersThis is a general rule in Japan. It's kind of easy [...]

Japanese Expectations and Norms

1.  Shoes:A common stereotype amongs Asians, is that you have to take your shoes off before entering one's house. Imagine, all the places you visit in a day, then you wear your shoes inside the house, that's disgusting. If you visit a public restroom, all the bacteria and bodily fluids that lands on the ground will [...]