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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.

A YouTube channel preserving the authentic recipes of Italian Grannies

Food is important in every culture.  We all have to eat, and eating connects us socially in ways that permeate every aspect of life.