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Regional Expertise

Okinawa

A service member discusses Okinawan cultural differences.

Confucianism in Japan

A Japanese national discusses the influence of Confucianism on Japanese society.

Geography of Japan

A retired service member discusses the geography of Japan.

Public Transportation in Japan

A service member provides tips for navigating public transportation in Japan.

Japanese Festivals

A retired service member describes Japanese festivals.

Japan's Cash-Based Economy

A service member describes Japan's cash-based economy.

Yokohama

A retired service member describes Yokohama's history and openness to foreigners.

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial

A military contractor discusses his experience visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.

Religion in Japan

A culture expert describes religious practices in Japan.

Baby-Naming Around the World

In many countries and cultures, the act of naming a baby is more than just signing a birth certificate: it can involve legal guidelines and cultural celebrations that you may not be aware of in the US.