An unusual country, but a beautiful place; most people that visit Japan often carry an everlasting impression on their behaviour, lifestyle and the advanced level of technology they have. Technology may be the most prominent reason as to why they do not bother to learn a foreign language. Therefore, if you are ever planning to visit Japan, best advice is to at least learn you basics of the Japanese language in order to survive in the country. However, this country has been blessed with many unusual aspects that you may not find in other countries. Following are some of the most interesting facts about Japan that you may come across in books, papers, articles or even as you visit.
One of the most popular features that these individuals carry is their manners. Although you may believe that there are other countries that could qualify for this category, the quality of their manners cannot be matched by any other. It is said that their methods of bowing to each other, listening and especially the level of respect carried for another person cannot be found in any other place of the world. Therefore, you are highly likely to notice this very feature in them.
While their manners are something rather obvious that you would find in them, here is a fun fact that may not be that commonly popular among others. What is the story of a melon in a Japanese shop Melbourne in their home country? The story is that these musk melons, which are often large in size, almost as big as a cantaloupe has the ability to be sold for over USD 300. The primary reason for the high price for these musk melons could be due to the perfection of their physical attributes unlike in other countries.
While you may believe that a Korean grocery store and a Japanese one would have no difference, they most certainly do. In fact, they stand out in almost everything they have, even when it comes to toilets. An interesting factor about their toilets could be highlighted as the bidet system which is built in the commodes itself to spray the backside of an occupant. While these can only be found in Japan, the term washlets would be the more appropriate name used for it.
While they are considered to be a wise set of people, it is quite interesting to know that religion is not something that plays a prominent role in their lives. In fact, it is believed that most Japanese do not understand the difference between Buddhism and Shintoism.
Do you have more interesting factors to add to the above list?