International Questions and Answers #3 ~Unusual Table Manners

Hello, and welcome to the third part of international questions! Here people from eight different cultures answer one question each week. You’re in for an interesting post! Enjoy!  Question 3: What is a significant/interesting table manner in your country?  Me (Japan): I already explained this in my post on “3 Differences” between American and Japanese… Read More International Questions and Answers #3 ~Unusual Table Manners

International Questions and Answers ~Politeness or Friendliness?~

Hello everyone! Today, my seven friends and I, who all live in different countries, will answer the second question that I have prepared. There will be people from Ireland, Uganda, America, Malaysia, Japan, Philippines, Europe, and Australia to answer this one question.  Brace yourselves for an interesting post!!! Question 2: In your opinion, does your… Read More International Questions and Answers ~Politeness or Friendliness?~

International Questions and Answers! ~How do you greet each other?~

Hi, everyone! Today, we have an interesting post that I couldn’t have made without my friends Eliana, Fe, Abigail, Trudy, Aiden, Cara, and Rebekah! Believe it or not, these people all live in different countries and different parts of the world— in different cultures. And they all come from the writing site I talked about… Read More International Questions and Answers! ~How do you greet each other?~

Christmas in Japan

Do you know the origin of the word “Christmas”? Well, if you break it up, of course you can tell it’s “Christ”, or the chosen One of God, Jesus Christ, who came to the earth to give us eternal life, and “mas” or “mass”, which means “festival”, or “gathering”. Hence, Christmas is a day we… Read More Christmas in Japan

3 Differences

Every two years, my family and I fly to America to meet my dad’s family. Going there, I notice many differences in culture and in manners. Today I’d like to introduce three of them. Difference 1: Americans are friendly, Japanese are polite. (Culture) This difference in preference can be seen everywhere; from restaurants to inside… Read More 3 Differences