Be Polite...learn some Japanese
It is to your advantage to learn some Japanese words or phrases before you come here as not a lot of English is spoken.
Berlitz has new phrase books that cover a multitude of topics...I highly recommend them.
When ever you enter a shop, always bow when you greet someone, you will be considered very polite by doing this. Never place your chopsticks verticaly in a bowl of rice, that is considered a funeral rite!
If you always remember that you are a guest in any country and act accordingly, you'll be quite surprised how open the people will be.
Huis Ten Bosch
Huis Ten Bosch, is a theme park that the vast resort reproducing the medieval Europe town surrounded by a beautiful canal and green.
Huis Ten Bosch means "the house in woods" in Dutch, and a beautiful flower every season can be seen there.
There are art museums, restaurants, hotels and variegated amusements in 1,520,000-square meter vast land.
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Sasebo - Home of Huis Ten Bosch
Sasebo lies close to Nagasaki, the city where the last atomic bomb was dropped by Allied Forces in World War II. Many tour operators visit this city due to Huis Ten Bosch, a recreated Dutch village. There are windmills, canals and Dutch architecture that makes this a beautiful place to take photos.