Wedding in Japan.
Looking into Japanese history, specifically during the time preceding the beginning of the XII century, you can see that traditional marriages for many centuries in Japan were polygamous. All the wives lived in different houses, and the husband visited them in turn, staying in each house for a few days or weeks.
The tradition began to change with the advent in Japan of the samurai class since the beginning of the XII century. Since then, every Japanese man is supposed to have only one wife. But within a few centuries young Japanese could not independently choose their life partner and marry for love. In the XII century wedding in Japan was seen as creating a kind of a military coalition between the families of bride and groom, but about feelings, emotions, and spiritual experiences, and few people cared. Search “second half” for the groom or the bride was carried out using Nakada – Japanese matchmakers and matchmakers. The decision of marriage taken by the parents of the bride and groom. Nakodo in this case acted as responsible for the marriage of the prisoner – man for several years after the wedding, he was instructed to observe the relationship of the newlyweds. If the marriage for whatever reason was unsuccessful, Continue reading
In Japan, there are two standard cell phone CDMA and 3G. In this regard, the tourists often have questions, will it work their cell phone in Japan, and if not, to provide cellular connectivity.
Here are a few options:
Rent a phone and insert your SIM card . You will have your old number. All who call you will dial your regular phone number and will not even suspect that you are in Japan. You to call to Russia, you must dial the international access code of Russian connections and the desired phone number.
Rent a phone in Narita airport and business rooms is very large hotels (Hotel Imperial, New Otani, Hyatt, Four Seasons). The rental price of — $ 10 per day (including insurance in case of loss or theft). Plus you also pay for outgoing calls according to the tariff of your network provider.
For renting the phone, you need: your passport, working in Japan credit card. Do not forget your pin-code to the SIM card. You will need to enter to connect the SIM card to the phone.
Rent a Japanese phone number . A good option — to rent a Japanese cell phone. You will have a Japanese phone number. All who call you will have to dial the international code regarding Japan and this same phone number. You should do the same Continue reading
Thailand – it is a Kingdom situated in South-East Asia and washed by the South China and Andaman seas. And the country stretched out between its extreme points has a distance of 1860 km, and Tradition of Thailand is inextricably linked to the culture of nearby countries, as well as with the history of the country. Until 1939, the Kingdom was called Siam, and then was renamed. The word “Thai” means “freedom” that is because the country has never been conquered by the colonizers (had to sacrifice only the two southern provinces), so the culture and customs of Thailand are exotic blend of Chinese and Indian traditions.
The population of the country the vast majority are Thais, in a small number of Chinese live here, Malays, Indians, Laotians. Traditions of Thailand are inextricably linked with the main religion-Buddhism, professed by 94% of the population. The rest are mostly Muslims. Religious traditions of Thailand based on the ancient form of Buddhism called “Theravada”, it is the teachings of the Buddha Gautama. A rather strict set of rules and laws this belief affects the daily lives and customs of Thailand, Thai culture giving identity and special charm.
Traditions of Thailand – the austerity and piety
Traditions of Thailand have their roots in religion and history of the country, Continue reading