Are you ready to get unforgettable experience in Japan ? too see Sakura flowers? Try Japan’s food with your friends?
Do you want get Japanese Experience with learning their entrepreneur style, technology, and culture ?
What are you waiting for ? Register yourself in Youth Excursion goes to JAPAN!
For prepare yourself before go to Japan, you have to know 25 facts about this country. It will be useful for help your trip in another country! Let’s check it :
- Over 90% of the Japanese population buys a comic-magazine Manga (Japanese animation) is more than 80% Of the Book sales. How about in your country ?
- Toilet seats in Tokyoare heated, and they can also wash and dry.
- Japan is the second largest economy in the world, after the United States. How lucky you if you can get many knowledge and experience in Japan!
- The country has very little natural resources. That’s why it depends on import.
- Japan’s main export industries includes cars, electronic devices and computers. Most important trade partner is the USA which imports more than one quarter of all Japanese exports.
- There are two major religions – Shinto and Buddhism. The religions have become intertwined with each other. It is hard to know where one ends and the other begins.
- A common saying between Japanese people is: “We live as Shintos and die as Buddhists.
- No kissing, hugging or holding handsin the street. Showing emotions is a big No-No in Japanese Daily Life.
- Moms sit in class replacing their sick child, so he won’t miss out on anything. Japanese kids have a tough time growing up.The education system is very demanding (long hours and teachers are tough).
- The emergency room masks people wear in the subway or street, are worn to protect other people from a virus or a cold.
- Sumo wrestlers weigh160-250 kg. Sumo is the national sport in Japan.
- Lucky Numbers.Some Japanese numbers are considered to be lucky (3, 5, 7). 4 and 9 are unlucky.
- Pistols and Teddy bears.Tokyo teens wear costumes every Sunday. It is called Cosplay, and you can see them in Harajuku area in Tokyo.
- The country is located in the east coast of Asia. It has 4 main islands (Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku) and 4000 smaller islands.
- It is 70% mountains, and only 18% of the land is suitable for settlement and agriculture.
- This area in the Pacific is called ‘The Ring of Fire’. This is an area with many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Japan has over 1,500 earthquakes per year.
A Major earthquake in Japan occurs only every few decades.
- The most famous earthquake Japan experienced before March 2011 was the 1923 earthquake in which 130,000 people died.
- Japan’s advanced research and technology has made it no. 1 in preparedness for earthquakes.
The last major earthquake in 2011 showed that Tokyo buildings indeed can withstand a massive shake without collapsing and causing any fatalities.
- The tallest mountain is Mt Fuji (3,776m). It is an active volcano.
- Only 12% of Japan’s land is suitable for agriculture. Because of this lack of land, farmers use a system of terraces to farm in small areas.
- One major long-term concern for the Japanese labor force is a low birthrate. The decline in population already started in 2005, when the number of deaths in Japan was larger than the number of births.
- Japan has more than 50.000 people who are over 100 years old
- Japan consists of more than 6.800 islands
- Square watermelons are grown by Japanese farmers for easier stack and store
- Japan’s birth rate is so low that adult diapers are sold more than baby diapers.
See you in Japan on September we can’t wait to see you and do many unforgettable experience in Sakura’s Country