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'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan' takes Gold at Foreword Indie Awards

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, June 19, 2019

We are proud to announce that Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan: Do it Right and Be Polite has taken Gold in the Foreword Indies awards competition in Travel!

And not to brag too much, but the book was also listed as a finalist at the International Book Awards

Congratulations to Amy Chavez and Jun Hazuki for their wonderfully presented guide on Japanese etiquette. This is the only book you'll need for traveling around Japan and knowing what to do and how to do it! Covered here are all the essentials—like travel, greetings, dining—plus subtle niceties like tone of voice, body language, cell phone usage, city vs. country styles, and attire (and what to do about your tattoos!).


Grab a copy for your upcoming trip here: https://www.stonebridge.com/catalog/amys-guide-to-best-behavior-in-japan
 

 
 

 


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