Japan — a great place for shopping, shopping enthusiasts can find a large variety of quality products, from electronics to authentic pleasant things. The currency in the country is the Japanese yen .
Most stores in Japan are working constantly — including Saturday, Sunday and national holidays. Normal work hours — from 10:00 to 20:00. Large shopping malls close later, private shops can work on their own schedule. Some of the stores are closed on Wednesdays.
In Japan, there are large shopping centers located on several floors over a huge area, with a comfortable temperature, pleasant music, playgrounds, cafes and restaurants. These centers sell various goods: clothing, footwear, accessories, cosmetics and perfumes, electronics, books, products, etc.
In shopping centres (or outside them in the form of individual shops), there are a large number of boutiques of famous brands, some stores even considered the biggest in the world. Prices are comparable to Moscow, but the range is much wider. In addition, in Japan there is a very interesting own brands, for example — Issey Miyake. Hanae Mori. Jun Ashida. Comme Des Garcons etc.
In Japan it is not customary to haggle nor in the markets or in shops.
Center of Oriental medicine Chasen (Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine) – South Korea’s largest medical institution for the treatment of diseases of spine and joints by non-surgical methods. The first Clinic of Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine was opened in Seoul in 2006; today there is a network of 15 clinics throughout Korea, there is also a branch in the United States.
Center of Oriental medicine Chasan called the leader of the Korean health in the field of Oriental medicine. Methods of Oriental medicine in the Clinic successfully combined with cutting-edge Western technologies and methods. The clinic has a great therapeutic experience. Every year here are treated more than 80,000 patients. The Clinic’s specialists are able to provide effective assistance at 30 various diseases of the spine.
Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine has an international reputation and collaborates with renowned universities and Clinics of Europe and USA. Numerous studies conducted by Western scientists confirm the effectiveness of the treatment methods of the spine Continue reading
Seven myths about Japan.
The first myth. Japan is a small country.
Many of us somehow believe that Japan is a small country. But it’s looking to compare. If with Russia, it’s really small, but if other countries, so definitely not tell. Japan (377 thousand sq. km.) more than, for example, the territory of the United Germany. and almost equal to Italy. At the same time, Japan’s population (125 million people) is not much less than the population of Russia.
The second myth. The Japanese are all workaholics.
The Japanese decided to attribute an incredible capacity for work. In fact, although they work a lot and well, their zeal can hardly be called workaholism. In recent years (crisis for Japan) has increased the number of those employed part-and get an hourly salary. Overtime in this case, it was no passion, and the desire to earn additional income.
The little Japanese.
The third myth. The Japanese are cold and unfeeling.
The reason of high life expectancy of Japanese people should look for something else. The inhabitants of the land of the rising sun – the heaviest-Smoking nation among advanced countries. Not least among these countries, Japan is the consumption of alcohol. Religion and beliefs, which currently adhere to the Japanese do not forbid to enjoy. Continue reading
Many people do not understand call fanatics and those who are particularly obsessed with religion. But when people go every day in the Church periodically and remain there until morning, then how should we interpret such a phenomenon? This trend is observed in South Korea, and it is hard for us to understand.
In Seoul in the early morning, thousands of people forced the city to Wake up. Christians in the cold and the dark, in an organized manner go to Church Myungsung and take their places for prayer.
Myungsung Presbyterian is the largest Church in the world, and it seems that it makes the above situation even more incredible. Believers don’t just attend a Church service every morning, they in the morning, go to Church four times.
“Christians can not live without faith and prayer, even a short period of time. I believe that every morning God prayer is a blessing for us. Parishioners with great pleasure attend the morning prayer, even if the Church is far away, and it takes a long time,” said Kim sung Gyoo, quoted by CBN.
The rules of this Church, introduced in 1980, pastor Sam hwan Kim. For 35 years, religious Association, which includes Ministers and members of this Church, grew up to more than 120,000 members. The pastor revealed the secret of this success: prayer and respect for Christian truth.
The observance of traditions – most important trait of the Japanese people. They vividly Express their attitude to life, their abutments and rules, their world. The tradition of the Japanese people carefully they honor over the centuries and is embodied in all spheres of life. Despite the dynamic development of their society, the Japanese find support in constancy and following the traditions of the past. All they see sense which is rooted in the deep history of the nation. Why should only traditional Japanese tea party, or Hanami – a holiday in which everyone takes to the streets to enjoy the cherry blossoms.
Sakura – it is the symbol of Japan, to whom dedicated poems and songs, and with her firmly bound to the traditions of the Japanese people. Each year, meteorologists tell the whole country about this important event – the cherry blossom. In Central Park Tokyo Shinjuku in the presence of the Imperial couple and important political figures, is the opening of the festival of Hanami. As the Sakura blooms only briefly, and everyone is trying to get out and admire its colors, because the slightest breeze can carry these airy and delicate creation of nature. Followers of Buddhism believe Sakura flowers are a symbol of the impermanence of existence.
The traditions of the Japanese are closely connected with the previous generations, Continue reading