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10 customs you must know before a trip to Japan
10 customs you must know before a trip to Japan - Matador Network
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JAPANESE SOCIAL LIFE: FRIENDSHIPS, SINGING, TEASING AND SMILING
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For tourists, a simple inclination of the head or an attempt at a bow at the waist will usually suffice. For example, a friend might get a lightning-fast degree bow; an office superior might get a slow, extended, degree bow. In addition to bowing, addressing someone properly is key. There is no tipping in any situation in Japan — cabs, restaurants, personal care.