Japan never ceases to delight Europeans with its customs and way of life. Residents Of the land of the rising sun skillfully combine progressive ideas and ancient traditions. There are things we should learn from the Japanese.
1. Care for the environment
At the world Cup, which was held in Russia this year, Japanese fans surprised everyone by staying to clean the stadium after the match. It is worth noting that their actions are not a show-off, not an edification or demonstration of their own superiority, but a banal concern for cleanliness. Continue reading
As a rule, it is architectural structures that claim all the glory as attractions of any country. But sometimes the stairs leading to those very monuments deserve no less attention. A journey through 10 of the most fantastic and unreal staircases will make you both admire and shudder at the same time.
1. Stairs on the sacred mountain Huashan (China)
Mount Huashan is considered sacred, so at the very top (2130 meters!) there are monasteries where not only monks and pilgrims, but also desperate tourists keep their most dangerous and sometimes deadly path. Continue reading
A country where no one locks the door with a key, there is no need for private clinics and military personnel
It turns out that there is a country with a way of life that reminds us of Utopia. There is free medicine, education, no army, and locking the door with a key is generally considered offensive. People there often live to be 100 years old. We are talking about Iceland. Yes, the people of this small country consider themselves very happy.
1. Doors in houses are not locked
The population of Iceland is only 325,000 people living in an area of 103,000 square kilometers. Residents of small towns know each other well and are much more involved in the country’s Affairs than residents of large megacities in other countries. Continue reading
Many people are already tired of big cities and crowded popular routes, vying with tour operators, so they are looking for an opportunity to see Europe in a quieter and calmer environment. It would seem that this is an impossible dream, because all the sights are already visited by tourists. But there are still unexplored and unique corners of European countries that have preserved an authentic identity and a certain mystery due to the fact that they are still not drowned in the flow of tourist raids.
Europe has always attracted tourists with its unique and inimitable cities with their unsurpassed architecture and unique culture. Continue reading
Many of us have long been used to nod at Europe, saying that they have greener grass there, and higher living standards. As they say, it is good where we are not. However, there are a lot of amazing ideas implemented in European countries that would not hurt us to adopt. See for yourself.
1. System of fines
The system of fines in Finland and Sweden differs significantly from the Russian one. In these countries, the amount of payment depends directly on the offender’s income. Accordingly, the average worker with a minimum salary will pay significantly less than the businessman. Continue reading