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Japan Visitor recommends 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan'

Michael Palmer - Sunday, June 09, 2019

"You are headed to Japan for the first time and you've heard Japanese are very courteous and that good manners are very important in their country...  Read More


'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan' takes Silver at IBPA Ben Franklin Awards

Michael Palmer - Monday, April 15, 2019

Congratulations to Amy Chavez and illustrator, Jun Hazuki for taking the Silver in the Travel category at this year's IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards which was held at the IBPA Publishing University this year in Chicago, Illinois.  Read More


Japan Today interview with 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan' author Amy Chavez

Michael Palmer - Monday, November 19, 2018

Learn more about Amy Chavez and the small island in Japan's Inland Sea where she lives, as well as why and how she compiled the advice for her new book Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan: Do it Right and Be Polite!  Read More


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