Eating on the go is a major no-no in Japan. Instead find a spot, stop and snack in stasis. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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Japan has a problem with politeness, and troublesome tourists are doing nothing to help

  • Visitors from afar pay little attention to polite requests asking them to refrain from eating while walking
  • Despite being a major no-no in polite Japanese society, locals are worried about offending travellers by issuing too direct a decree

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Eating on the go is a major no-no in Japan. Instead find a spot, stop and snack in stasis. Photo: Shutterstock
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